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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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“Repentant Demons, Contrite Cannibals, and Vengeful Crocodiles: Sin and Salvation in Medieval Christian Miracles Tales”

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus Armenia Branch is happy to invite you to a lecture entitled

“Repentant Demons, Contrite Cannibals, and Vengeful Crocodiles: Sin and Salvation in Medieval Christian Miracles Tales”

to be delivered by Elizabeth Anderson, Yale University and ARISC Fellow

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Time: 4:00-6:00 PM

Location: Mkhitar Heratsi 7, 2nd floor, ARISC Armenia Branch Office, Yerevan, Armenia

This event is made possible through funds from a grant by the US Department of Education, and by private donations.

More information is available here

 

 

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Joint lecture Organized by the RA Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography and ARISC

Speakers: Dr. Maureen E. Marshall (University of Chicago), Dr. Kathryn Jane Franklin (University of Chicago and ARISC Fellow) and Astghik Babajanyan (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences).

Date: July 23, 2015, 4:00-6:00 PM

Place: Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography, NAS RA, Charents-15, library, Yerevan, Armenia

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Reading Group in Yerevan

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invites you to the Reading Group in Yerevan.

Time and date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 5:30 pm

Reading: we shall read Armenian Tale “Anahit.”
Here you may find the link of the reading material .
Venue: 7 Mkhitar Heratsi Street, Yerevan, 0025, Armenia

The group is open to the public, the reading and discussion language is English. Feel free to join and invite your friends.
Please contact armenia “at” arisc.org with any questions.

This event is made possible through funds from a grant by the US Department of Education, and by private donations.

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The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus invites you to the Reading Group in Yerevan.

Time and date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at 5:30 pm

Reading: we shall read “Gikor” written by Hovhannes Tumanyan
Here you may find the link of the reading material.
Venue: 7 Mkhitar Heratsi Street, Yerevan, 0025, Armenia

The group is open to the public, the reading and discussion language is English. Feel free to join and invite your friends.
Please contact armenia “at” arisc.org with any questions.

This event is made possible through funds from a grant by the US Department of Education, and by private donations.

 

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