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PEF ANNUAL WINS A MAJOR PUBLICATIONS AWARD

Dr James A. Fraser has won the prestigious Ernest G. Wright academic publications award at the recent  ASOR conference in Denver, Colorado for his book 'Dolmens in the Levant' which was published as PEF Annual XIV in 2018 withTaylor and Francis publishing. Our congratulations go to him, and to all the PEF publications team, for producing such an outstanding book.

To find out more about this title go to https://www.pef.org.uk/annuals/new-in-2018-pef-annual-xiv-dolmens-in-the-levant

To order your copy of Dolmens in the Levant, please order directly online at: www.routledge.com

or UK and Rest of the World email: tandf@bookpoint.co.uk

US, Canada, Latin America: orders@taylorandfrancis.com

Members of the PEF receive generous discounts on all Annuals purchased online through the above website, so to find out how to claim your discount, please contact the PEF office (admin@pef.org.uk or 0207 935 5379) with your details and we will provide you with the code.

OUR NEXT EVENT IS:

"Armageddon's Earliest Temples: An Early Bronze Age Monumental Sacred Compound at Megiddo, Israel"

Matthew J. Adams, Albright Institute, Jerusalem

4pm, 6th December 2018, BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum

More details of this event are posted in the 'Latest Content' section of this website.

Tickets will be made available through the British Museum 1 month - 2 weeks before the lecture. To book, contact the British Museum Box Office:  020 7323 8181 or www.britishmuseum.org  and go to the 'What's On' option at the top of the BM homepage. Choose the 'Events Calendar' and scroll down the page to see events listed by date and time.

THE PEF HAS MOVED!

We are still unpacking, and our new facility will take a little while to become available for resarchers and visitors, so please bear with us. However, we would love to hear from you in the meantime.

Our contact details in Greenwich are:

Palestine Exploration Fund, 5-6 Dreadnought Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9FP. Tel: +44 (0) 207 935 5379, Fax: + 44 (0) 207 485 7438, email: execsec@pef.org.uk, admin@pef.org.uk  www.pef.org.uk

 

 

 

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OUR 2018 GRANT PROJECTS CAN BE SEEN AT:

https://www.pef.org.uk/awards/2018-grant-awards


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PEF LIBRARY ONLINE

The PEF Library catalogue is now available to view online by clicking on the link below.

https://sites.google.com/site/peflibrarysearch/

The library holds specialist titles (including journals) covering the core subjects of interest to the PEF for the Levant region (including Cyprus and the Sinia). Some key titles covering Egypt, the Aegean, Anatolia, and Mesopotamia are also held.


Archaeology
Geography
Earth sciences
Ethnography and Anthropology,
Ancient History and History (up to 1948)
Art and Architectural History,
Travelogues


PEF members can access the library by appointment.


To become a member, and/or to make an appointment to use the library, please contact the office

T: + 44 207 935 5379, or email: admin@pef.org.uk or execsec@pef.org.uk
To check the availalbilty of a volume, please contact the Librarian at: librarian@pef.org.uk

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PEF BLOG and Twitter

You can now follow and contribute to our blog by  clicking on this link https://www.pef.org.uk/blog/

the blog contains features by our grant recipients, news on our archives and events, and we welcome your participation.

You can also follow us on Twitter! Join the tweeters by going to https://twitter.com/PalExFund


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PEQ AVAILABLE ONLINE TO SUBSCRIBERS
PEQ is sent to all PEF subscribers four times a year. Volumes from 1865 to present are also available online to subscribers through www.tandfonline.com

This is a major step forward in the improvement of our services to our members. Now, the incredible wealth of research in the pages of PEQ and the Quarterly Statement are available for members to access wherever they happen to be. New members will receive their access details from our publishers Taylor & Francis

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ABOUT THE PEF

The PEF was founded in 1865 and is the oldest organization in the world created specifically for the study of the Levant, the southern portion of which was conventionally known as ‘Palestine’. The PEF is a major bridge and information resource for the public and academic community.

The PEF constitution

It publishes an internationally respected journal, the Palestine Exploration Quarterly, and brings the latest archaeological results and research to the public in a series of regular lectures. The PEF promotes ongoing research through annual grants to scholars across the world.

Excavations at Temple Mount

 

The PEF archives hold over 40,000 photographs of Palestine, Jordan and Syria taken from 1850 onwards. The PEF collections also include archaeological artefacts, natural history specimens, maps, manuscripts, and paintings. Our unparalleled library attracts scholars from around the world. These facilities are available to our members for research, study, and publication purposes.

An earlier version of the PEF website can still be accessed at https://www.pef.org.uk/oldsite

Current office hours for visits and enquiries

(please note there may be some occassional changes to these times depending on circumstances)


Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10.30am to 4.00pm
Tuesdays: 10.30am to 5.00pm
Fridays: 10.30am to 1.00pm

If you would like to visit the PEF, please make an appointment in advance by contacting Felicity Cobbing at execsec@pef.org.uk

 

 

Disclaimer: The articles and illustrations appearing on the PEF’s website are sanctioned for use on this website only. Any use of such material by an outside party must receive permission from the PEF and the author in question.

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