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Dr. Katia Cytryn-Silverman

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
Before appointment

  1. The Road Inns (Khãns) of Bilãd al-Shãm during the Mamluk Period (1260-1516): An Architectural and Historical Study. Supervised by Prof. R. Amitai and Prof. M. Rosen-Ayalon.
    See #2, #11, #17 and #25.

BOOKS
Before appointment

  1. Cytryn-Silverman, K. The Road Inns (Khãns) of Bilãd al-Shãm, BAR International Series 2130, Oxford 2010.
    See #1, #11, #17 and #25.

BOOKS EDITED:
After appointment

  1. Talmon-Heller, D. and Cytryn-Silverman, K. (eds.), Material Evidence and Narrative Sources: Interdisciplinary Studies of the History of Islamic Societies, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Workshop of the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion, University of the Negev, June 30th – July 2nd 2009 (organized by the editors), Brill: Leiden, forthcoming in 2014.
    See #7.

CHAPTERS IN COLLECTIONS:
Before appointment

  1. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Ceramic Finds from the 1996 Excavations North of the White Mosque in Ramla," in S. Gibson and F. Vitto (eds.), Ramla: The Development of a Town from the Early Islamic to Ottoman Period, Israel Antiquities Authority, Department of Excavations and Surveys Booklet no. IV (internal), One-Day Conference 25th March 1999, Jerusalem, 1999, pp. 38-42.
    See #6.
  2. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Pottery above the Synagogue Floor," in Z. Weiss (ed.), The Sepphoris Synagogue – Deciphering an Ancient Message through Its Archaeological and Socio-Historical Contexts, Jerusalem, 2005, pp. 266-276.
  3. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Ramla – The Pottery Results," in O. Gutfeld (ed.), Ramla- Final Report on the Excavations North of the White Mosque, Qedem 51 - Monograph of the Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2010, pp. 97-213.
    See #4.

After appointment

  1. Talmon-Heller, D. (PI), Cytryn-Silverman, K. (PI) and Tabbaa, Y. (PI) "Introduction: Material Evidence and Narrative Sources: Interdisciplinary Studies of the History of Islamic Societies," in D. Talmon-Heller and K. Cytryn-Silverman (eds.), Material Evidence and Narrative Sources: Interdisciplinary Studies of the History of Islamic Societies, Leiden, forthcoming in 2013.
    See #3.
  2. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Tiberias and Khirbat al-Minya: two long-lived Umayyad sites on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee," in R. Eichmann and H.P. Kühnen (eds.), Hirbet al Minya and the Archaeology of the Early Islamic Period, Orient Archäologie Series, Deutsches Archaeologisches Institut, Berlin (submitted and accepted in 2012, 20 pages, Word, double space).
    See #10.
  3. Kribus B.(PI) and Cytryn-Silverman, K. (PI) "The Ceramic Evidence: The Islamic Period, " in I. Bordowicz (ed.), Horvat Yattir: The 1995 – 1999 Seasons. Forthcoming (submitted and accepted in 2013, 23 pages, Word, double space).
  4. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "An Ablaq-Styled Wall Painting from Jerusalem," in S. Weksler-Bdolah (ed.), The Western wall Plaza Excavations: The Late Islamic (Medieval), Ottoman and Modern Periods. IAA Reports, Jerusalem. In preparation.

ARTICLES:
Before appointment

  1. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Settlement in Northern Sinai during the Islamic Period", in J.-M. Mouton (ed.), Le Sinaï – de la conquête arabe à nos jours, IFAO, Cahier des Annales Islamologiques 21, 2001, pp. 3-36.
  2. Rosen-Ayalon, M. (PI), Cytryn-Silverman, K. (PI) and Solar, G. (PI) "Khirbet al-Minya," Notes and News, IEJ 55, 2005, pp. 216-219.
    See #8.
  3. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Road Inns (Kh«ns) in Eretz-Israel during the Mamluk Period," Qadmoniot 39, no. 132, 2006, pp. 66-77 (in Hebrew).
    See #1 and #2.
  4. Cytryn-Silverman, K. “The Fifth M»l from Jerusalem: another Umayyad milestone from southern Bilãd al-Shãm,” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 70, 2007, pp. 603-610.
  5. Cytryn-Silverman, K. Review article – P. Willey's Eagle’s Nest: Ismaili Castles in Iran and Syria (I.B. Tauris Publishers, London, 2005), Journal of Studies in Arabic and Islam<.i>, 33, 2007, pp. 503-512.
  6. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Minaret of the White Mosque in Ramla," Qadmoniot 135, 2008, pp. 56-64 (in Hebrew).
    See # 16 and #23(20). Included in #27.
  7. Gadot, Y. (PI), Cytryn-Silverman, K. (PI) and Deadlee, T. (PI) "Kh«n Hilu – Lod (2007)", ®adashot Arkheologiyot 120 (internet edition, 2008). http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail.asp?id=874&mag_id=114 (in Hebrew), http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.asp?id=874&mag_id=114 (in English).
  8. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Three Maml­k Minarets in Ramla," Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam 35, 2008, pp. 379-432. (published in 2009)
    See #14 and #23(20).
  9. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Kh«n al-§«hir – bi µ«hir al-Quds!," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 19/2, 2009, pp. 149-171.
    See #1 and #2.
  10. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Umayyad Mosque of Tiberias," Muqarnas 26, 2009, pp. 37-61.
    See #19 and #24(21).
  11. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "City Centre of Early Islamic Tiberias (Tabariyya)," Fondation Max Van Berchem Bulletin, no. 23, 2009, pp. 5-7.
    See #18 and #24(21).
  12. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Pottery from the Islamic period," in D. Ben-Ami (ed.), Excavations in the Tyropoeon Valley (Giv‘ati Parking Lot), Final Report I: Area M1 (2007). (IAA Reports) Jerusalem, pp. 167–204.
  13. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Pottery of the Islamic period from the Excavations at Herod's Gate," in G. Avni and Y. Baruch (eds.), The Excavations at Herod's Gate,`Atiqot, Jerusalem (submitted in 2000). (79 pages, Word, double space)
  14. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Pottery of the Islamic period from Kerem Maharal Excavations," in U. Ad and K. Said (eds.), The Excavations at Kerem Maharal, `Atiqot, Jerusalem (submitted in 2006). (30 pages, Word, double space)

After appointment

  1. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "The Mamluk Minarets of Ramla," Bulletin du Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem 21, 2010 (short version of no. 14 above). Online issue http://bcrfj.revues.org/6409, uploaded on March 1st, 2011.
    See#14 and #16.
  2. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Excavations at Tiberias (Spring and Autumn 2009): Remains of a District Capital," Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (April 12th-16th, 2010), vol. 2, Wiesbaden, 2012, pp. 599-617.
    See #18 and #19.
  3. Cytryn-Silverman, K. (PI) and Blakely, J.A. (PI) "From Gaza to Hebron in the Mamluk period: a stopover at Kh. al-Sukkariya," Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 369, 2013, pp. 201–229.
    See #1 and #2.
  4. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Review article – P.M.M. Daviau’s (ed.), Excavations at Tall Jawa, Jordan, Volume 4, The Early Islamic House. Brill Series Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 11.4," Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies, 2013, pp. 104-112.
  5. Cytryn-Silverman, K., Rural Khans in Greater Syria between the 13th–15th centuries,” Archeologia Viva, forthcoming in 2014. (10 pages, Word, double space)
    See #1 and #2.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:
Before appointment

  1. Avni G. and Cytryn-Silverman, K. (eds.), Qadmoniot 135, 2008, dedicated to discoveries and studies on Ramla (in Hebrew, 80 pages).
    Includes article # 14.
  2. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Islamic Archaeology in Jordan," entry in The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations of the Holy Land, English Supplementary volume (vol. 5), 2008, pp. 1871-1882.

After appointment

  1. Cytryn-Silverman, K. "Islamic and Crusader Archaeology," entry in Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, edited by Claire Smith, Springer, forthcoming in 2013 http://refworks.springer.com/mrw/index.php?id=2499.

CONFERENCES:
Before appointment

  1. "The Ceramic Finds from the 1996 Excavations North of the White Mosque in Ramla." Conference by the Department of Excavations and Surveys: Ramla: The Development of a Town from the Early Islamic to Ottoman Period. Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem, 25th March, 1999.
  2. "The Roads in Palestine during the Early Islamic Period: The Umayyad “Enterprise." Conference by the Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies: The Making of the Muslim Society in Eretz-Israel, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, December 1st, 2005.
  3. "Kh«ns and Bar»d Stations in Palestine during the Mamluk Period." Conference in Honour of Prof. Myriam Rosen-Ayalon. Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, March 30th, 2006.
  4. "Tankiz’s Kh«n li’ l-sab»l in Jalj­liya," Haifa University, April 4th, 2006. International Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation: The Mamluk Sultanate: Political, Military, Social and Cultural Aspects, Haifa and Jerusalem, April 3rd-6th, 2006.
  5. "Tiberias and Surroundings during the Umayyad Period," Conference Series by the Israel Antiquities Authority: Center and Periphery in the light of the Archaeological Research, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, May 18th, 2006.
  6. "The Minaret of the White Mosque of Ramla Reassessed." Conference by the Department of Middle Eastern Studies: Recent Studies on Archaeology and Art of the Islamic World. Ben-Gurion University, May 6th, 2007.
  7. Co-organizer of lecture series Research Forum for Interdisciplinary Debate – Society, Landscape and Material Culture – The Land of Israel from the close of the Classical period up to the beginning of the Modern Era, on behalf of The Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies and the Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem, 2006-2007.
  8. Co-organizer of Day-Conference Earthquakes in the Land of Israel between 700-1800: Archaeological, Historical and Geological Approaches, on behalf of The Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies and the Israel Antiquities Authority, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, May 13th, 2007.
  9. "Evidence for Seismic Movements at the site of Khirbat al-Minya," Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, May 13th, 2007 (see item no. 7).
  10. "The Palace of the Ruler of Damascus on the shores of the Sea of Galilee." Day Conference: From Tiberias to Sussita: News in the Archaeological Research. Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee, June 7th, 2007.
  11. "Back to The Umayyad Palace by the Sea of Galilee – the Renewed Excavations at ®orvat Minnim (Khirbat al-Minya)," Avi Chai House, Jerusalem, April 16th, 2008. Thirty Fourth Archaeological Conference in Israel.
  12. "The Mamluk Minarets of Ramla", Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem, April, 28th-29th, 2008. Third Doctoral Research Seminar of the French Research Center in Jerusalem: Migration and Inter-Cultural Relations in the Southern Levant and the Israel-Palestinian Space.
  13. "On three kh«ns in the Golan Heights: Some notes on the background for the erection of road-inns during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods," On Crossroads conference, Golan Archaeological Museum, Qatzrin, December 11th, 2008.
  14. “From Gaza to Hebron in the Mamluk period: a stopover at Kh. al-Sukkariya,” presented in absence, ASOR Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November 21st, 2009.
  15. “The Great Mosque of Tiberias,” The 34th National Conference of The Middle East and Islamic Studies Association of Israel, Jerusalem, Rabin Building, Mt. Scopus, May 20th, 2009.
  16. "The Planning of the Congregational Mosque of Tiberias and its Contribution to the study of Early Islamic Mosques in Bilãd al-Shãm," Proceedings of Eleventh International Conference From Jãhiliyya to Islam, Jerusalem, July 5th-10th, 2009.

After appointment

  1. “Excavations at Tiberias: Remains of a District Capital”, 7ICAANE, London, April 12th-16th 2010.
  2. Co-organizer (with E. Stern and G. Avni of the Israel Antiquities Authority), A workshop on the Pottery from Early Islamic, Crusader and Late Islamic Periods. Under the joint auspices of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Israel Antiquities Authority. The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus Campus, The Collections Room, Thursday, June 17th, 2010.
  3. “Arqueologia e Arqueólogos em Israel: Da Herança do Mandato Britânico à Lei de Antiguidades de 1989” (Archaeology and Archaeologists in Israel: from the British Mandate Heritage to the Law of Antiquities of 1989), Seminário de Arqueologia Empresarial e sua interface com o Direito Ambiental, Instituto Dannemann Siemsen, Rio de Janeiro, July 26th, 2010.
  4. “The New Tiberias Excavation Project,” ASOR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 17th, 2010.
  5. Co-organizer of Conference Series Archaeology and History: “Can Two Walk Together?” Israel Antiquities Authority and The Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Rabin Building, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, December 23rd, 2010, March 3rd and May 19th, 2011.
  6. “Islamic Tiberias- The Finds of the 2010 Excavations at the Friday Mosque,” Day-Conference Eretz-Israel in the Middle Ages (634-1517): Demographic, Social and Cultural Trends, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, January 19th, 2011. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y14PlkfYbgM
  7. “The White Mosque of Ramla during the Mamluk Period,” Egypt and Syria under Mamluk Rule: Political, Social and Cultural Aspects, An International Conference, University of Haifa, April 11th-13th, 2011.
  8. “Khirbat al-Minya and Tiberias in the Early Islamic periods,” international workshop: Khirbet al Minya und die Archäologie der frühislamischen Zeit, Museum für Islamische Kunst and Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin, September 8th-9th, 2011.
  9. “A Temple, a church and a mosque: Tiberias’ religious centre from Roman through Islamic times,” Khalili Research Centre, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity, Colloquium From Polis to Madina: New Research into Byzantine, and Umayyad Urbanism in the Near East, Trinity College, Oxford, February 4th, 2012.
  10. “Pragmatic Building Techniques in the Early Islamic Period as evinced from the Tiberias excavations,” Masons at Works: Architecture and Construction in the Pre-Modern World, Center for Ancient Studies Symposium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, March 30th - April 1st, 2012.
  11. Co-organizer (with Dr. Kristoffer Damgaard, University of Copenhagen), two-day seminar “Recent Advances in Islamic Archaeology: A seminar on the archaeology of Levantine society in the Islamic periods,” Under the auspices of W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research , at the École biblique et archéologique français de Jérusalem (EBAF), Jerusalem, February 7th=8th, 2013.
  12. “The Church and the Mosque: Tiberias’ religious hub, between the Byzantine and the early Islamic Period.” The Sixth Conference of the Israel Association for Byzantine Studies, Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee, January 16th, 2014.

Invited Lectures

  • "Thoroughfares during the Mamluk Period: Caravanserais, Barid Relays, Commerce," Oriental Institute, Oxford University, February 28th, 2000. Lecture Series, Dr. Julian Raby: Mamluk Material Culture.
  • "Khãn al-§ãhir – bi µãhir al-Quds!," The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, March 2004. Methodological Seminar, Prof. Reuven Amitai.
  • "Market or Friday Mosque: The Pillared Building at the centre of Classical Tiberias," The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, March 2nd, 2008. Lecture series: Young Scholars Seminar.
  • "Roads and Road-Inns in Palestine during the Mamluk Period," DeRicci Hall, Edgewood College, Madison, October 7th, 2008. The Madison Biblical Archaeology Society.
  • "Khirbat al-Minya: an Umayyad Qa•r on the Sea of Galilee," Pick Hall, University of Chicago, October 13th, 2008. Lecture series: Islamic Art and Artifact Workshop.
  • "Multicultural Society in Islamic Tiberias: The Archaeological Evidence," Cochrane-Woods Art Center, University of Chicago, October 21st, 2008. Lecture presented with the support of the Aronberg Lectureship, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium, and the Islamic At and Artifact Workshop.
  • "From Market to Mosque: Reassessing Prior Excavations in Tiberias," Penn Museum, Philadelphia, October 24th, 2008. Lecture series: The Interdisciplinary Graduate Group in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World.
  • "Excavating the Islamic Past in Modern Israel: New Approaches," Trahern Building, Austin Peay State University, October 27th, 2008.
  • "Traveling in Search of God, Knowledge and Mammon: Some Stopovers," Oriental Institute, LaSalle Room, The University of Chicago, October 30th, 2008. Lecture series: The Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop.
  • "Three Mamluk Minarets in Ramla, Palestine," De Paul University Museum, Chicago, November 5th, 2008. Lecture presented by DePaul History and Anthropology Depts., and DePaul Hillel.
  • "On the Islamization of a Classical Town, and the Classicizing of Islamic Models: Tiberias as a Case-study," Institute of Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, April 21st, 2009. Seminar series: The Concept of Urban Change – a research group at the IAS, September 2008 – August 2009.
  • “The New Tiberias Excavation Project,” Austin Peay State University, November 15th, 2010.
  • “New Excavations at Tiberias,” W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, October 6th, 2011.
  • “Five Seasons of Excavations at Tiberias,” Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, October 20th, 2011.
  • “News from Tiberias Excavations,” Tel Aviv University, Departmental Seminar, January 30th, 2012.
  • “The first congregational mosque of Tiberias: some preliminary conclusions,” Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, May 12th, 2013.
  • “Tiberias, from al-Bal«dhurï to N«•ir-i Khusraw: historical and archaeological evidence,” Group for the Study of Late Antiquity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 9th, 2013.