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The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC), an independent not-for-profit organization, supports research in and about the three countries of the South Caucasus — Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.   Current activities are featured on the blog roll below and resources for the study of these countries and grant opportunities to work there are linked above.

Funding for most of our programs comes from a grant from the US Department of Education.

*** For information about the ARISC symposium, “Education in the South Caucasus: Modernization, Innovation and Future Trends” see http://arisc.org/?page_id=2511 ***

ARISC Armenia Branch (located at 7 Mkhitar Heratsi Street, 3rd floor, Yerevan, Armenia) serves as a hub where visiting scholars to Armenia can meet, seek logistical support, have access to a computer with internet and printing facility. For additional information, please visit: http://arisc.org/?page_id=110

ARISC Georgia Branch, located at 3/5 Chavchavadze Ave., Ilia State University E Campus, Room E236, offers its services to US visiting scholars while researching or just travelling to the region, provides access to online facilities as well as scientific and cultural activities. For additional information, please visit: http://arisc.org/?page_id=108

ARISC in Azerbaijan offers support to US scholars interested in researching and visiting the country by providing information on lodging, transportation in Baku and regions, information for visa application, orientation for libraries and archives, etc., as well as organizing various activities. For additional information, please visit: http://arisc.org/?page_id=112

 

 

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ARISC Reading Group in Baku

ARISC invites you to the Reading Group in Baku!

Date: May 22, at 16:30
Venue: ADA University, Ahmedbey Agaoglu str. 11, Baku

Reading: “Education of the Children with Disabilities in Azerbaijan: Barriers and Opportunities”, by Ulviyya Mikayilova et.al.
This event is free. If you wish to attend, RSVP to azerbaijan “at” arisc.org by 11pm May 21. For more information, please visit our Events page.

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ARISC presentation in Baku

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus in cooperation with ADA University is pleased to present

From Baku to Kars: Muslim Solidarity Across the South Caucasus, 1878–1922
by Alexander E. Balistreri, Princeton University
ARISC Fellow
Venue: ADA University, Ahmedbay Agaoglu str. 11, Baku
Date: 28 April, 2015
Time: 10: 30
For more information, please see our Events page

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ARISC Internship Opportunity

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) is looking to fill an Internship position in Yerevan. Duties include helping to organize reading and writing groups, talks and events, updating our country guides and contact lists, meeting and greeting US scholars and assisting them with the logistics of their research. For more information, please visit here:

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