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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 funding opportunities see http://arisc.org/?page_id=70 ***

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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WiP in Tbilisi: “Neoliberal Orientalism and the Arab Uprisings: Art and Politics in the ‘Arab Street’”

By Rayya El Zein, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Date: June 29, 2016, at 18:30
Venue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze ave.), I floor.

For additional information, please visit our Events page.

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CfP: Summer School on “Oral History: Recording Georgia’s Past and Training Scholars for the Future”

The Center for Social Sciences (CSS), Ilia State University (ISU), and the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invite motivated junior scholars interested in the methodology of oral history to participate in the summer school “Recording Georgia’s Past and Training Scholars for the Future” organized on September 12-18, 2016 in Dedoplistskaro, Georgia.

For additional information, please follow link: http://arisc.org/?page_id=157

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Reading Group in Yerevan

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus is pleased to invite you to attend the Reading Group in Yerevan, which will kindly be hosted by AEON on April 28, at 18:00

We will read “Through the Rainbow”, written by Marine Khachadour.

More information is available here .

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Connection without Engagement: The Paradoxes of North American Armenian Return Migration

Public Presentation by ARISC Fellow Daniel Fittante
Connection without Engagement: The Paradoxes of North American Armenian Return Migration

Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 6:00- 8:00 pm

More information is available here.

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