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 … Continue reading
Author Archives: Talin Lindsay
ARISC invites proposals from collaborative teams in support of the preservation and conservation of the Republic of Armenia’s archaeological and historical heritage. Grants will typically not exceed $4000. See http://arisc.org/?page_id=70 for the full call.
US graduate fellowships in support of research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. For eligibility, details, and application requirements, see http://arisc.org/?page_id=70
Stephen Rapp’s upcoming book, The Sasanian World through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature, is due out by the end of the month! http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472425522
ARISC Member and Purdue University archaeologist, Ian Lindsay, is utilizing drone technology to capture details and data from Bronze Age field sites in Armenia. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/archaeologist-digs-using-drone-for-fieldwork-in-armenia.html
Analysis of artifacts from a newly excavated site in Armenia shows that human technological innovation occurred intermittently throughout the Old World, rather than spreading from a single point of origin, as previously thought. The study, co-authored by UConn archaeology professor and … Continue reading
John A. Heffern, the Ambassador of the United States of America to Armenia, visited the excavations of Project ArAGATS in August! ARISC Members Adam Smith, Lori Khatchadourian, Ian Lindsay, and Alan Greene are on this project. For more information, see … Continue reading
By Emily Knowles, University of Edinburgh Date: June 18, 2014, at 18:15 Venue: Eurasia Partnership Foundation/CRRC, Kavsadze St. #3 For additional information, please visit our Events page.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to house the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC)’s first office in Yerevan. ARISC and AUA will cooperate on different activities. ARISC aims … Continue reading
Article on the ARISC “Caucasus Connections” Conference: http://viewpoints.iu.edu/iu-inc/2014/04/02/scholars-coming-to-iu-bloomington-for-conference-about-the-caucasus-region/