Christopher Woods

The Politics of Archaeology In Iraq With Christopher Woods (Ep. 31)

The director of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago explains how archaeological investment becomes a form of diplomacy. 

Christopher Woods

Title: John A. Wilson Professor of Sumerology; Director, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Expertise: Sumerian language and writing, Early Mesopotamian religion, Cuneiform studies, Mathematics, Literature, Ancient Middle East

Departmental website: https://nelc.uchicago.edu/faculty/woods