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University of Utah archaeologist to speak at BYU Oct. 30

Bradley J. Parker, associate professor of history at the University of Utah, will present “Provincial Power in the Assyrian Empire: A Microhistory of a Provincial Administrator” at a David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies Ancient Near Eastern Studies lecture Thursday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in 2113 Jesse Knight Building at Brigham Young University.

Parker is the graduate director at the Middle East Center and also directs the Upper Tigris Archaeological Research Project and excavations at Kenan Tepe in southeast Turkey. He received the 2007 ASUU Student Choice Award given by the Associated Students of the University of Utah.

Parker received a doctorate in Near Eastern archaeology from UCLA in 1998.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of History at BYU and will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Brady Toone

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