Research Underway in Hama, Western Syria

!!The date of the event has been modified!! It will take place on December 20.


90 years later : Research Underway in Hama, Western Syria

Georges Mouamar IFPO (Erbil)

Organised by the Institut français des études anatoliennes (IFEA), the Institut français du Proche-Orient (IFPO), the École française d’Athènes (EFA) and the Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO)


Programme 2023-24



Dr. Georges Mouamar is a researcher at the French Institute for the Near East (Ifpo) offices in Erbil, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. He achieved hid PhD in 2016 at University of Lyon 2, with a thesis focused on the Early Bronze IV ceramic production in Western Syria. He was an assistant lecturer at the Department of archaeology of the University of Damascus between 2006 and 2007. He co-directed (between 2002 and 2011) the excavations of several sites of great importance for the knowledge of the Levant during the 3rd millennium BC. (Tell Shʻaīrat, Tell Al-Ṣūr et Tell Sianu), and recently director of the French Mission in Erbil – Kurdistan, Iraq. He also participated in several international archaeological missions in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Tunisia and Sultanate of Oman. His research interests focus on the Bronze Age in the Near East and the emergence of Complex societies. He has authored numerous published works, among which a research monograph. He has attended numerous national and international congresses on Near Eastern Archaeology, and invited lectures.