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.

*** For information on the ARISC “Caucasus Connections” Conference, see http://arisc.org/?page_id=1036. ***


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Call for Applications: Junior Research Fellowship

ARISC announces the availability of US graduate student, postdoctoral and junior scholar fellowships in support of research and mentoring activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Research awards will be made for a maximum of $5000 each to help cover travel, living, and research expenses in the South Caucasus; an additional $500 may be made available for fellows to offset necessary expenses related to incorporating an undergraduate or graduate student in the host country in their research program.  See the full call at http://arisc.org/?page_id=70

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Public lecture on Spaces of Stalin: Hometown effect, historical legacy and the politico-economic landscape

By Dr. Alexi Gugushvili, University of Oxford; Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS); Center for Social Sciences (CSS)

Date: October 13, 2014, at 5:00 PM
Venue: 3 Chavchavadze Ave., 0179 Tbilisi, Georgia; TSU II Block, 3rd floor, Room #336, Library of the Center for Social Sciences

For additional information, please visit our Events page.

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