On 9th November 2015 Vlastimil Drbal gave an invited lecture in the Görres Society (Görres Gesellschaft) in Jerusalem. The topic was “Mamre: A. E. Mader´s Excavations at Haram Ramet el-Khalil (1926-1928) in the Light of New Archaeological and Historical Research”.
In the first part, the scientific career of Andreas Evaristus Mader was generally outlined. In the second part V. Drbal focused on Mader’s excavations at Haram Ramet el-Khalil. In the final part, the new archaeological and historical research concerning Mamre and Haram Ramet el-Khalil was presented.