ARISC Fellow Lecture: “‘Sari Aghjik’ and Other Stories: The Promises and Pitfalls of Musical Diplomacy”

Alyssa Mathias, University of California, Los Angeles
ARISC Fellow

LOCATION: Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, Room#406, Yerevan, Armenia
DATE: September 8, 2017
TIME: 13:00-14:30

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WiP: Geopolitical Ecologies: The politics and effects of mining governance in post-Soviet Georgia

By Jesse Swann-Quinn, Syracuse University and ARISC Fellow

Date: July 12, 2017, at 18:30 pm
Venue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze ave.), I floor.

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WiP: “A Child in Every Family”: Family Planning, Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Georgia

By Annabell Körner, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Date: May 17, 2017, at 18:30 pm
Venue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze ave.), I floor.

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WiP: “Calling for Unity in the Caucasus 1917-1921: The Georgian National Democrats in 1917”

By Sarah Slye, Title VIII Combined Language and Research Fellow

Date: May 10, 2017, at 18:30 pm
Venue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze ave.), I floor.

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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.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Duties include updating our country guides and contact lists, creating information materials, particularly infographics and other creative products for social media, helping in organization of talks and events and assisting US scholars with the logistics of their research. Performing other tasks, as requested by the ARISC Armenia Branch Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

– Professional fluency in English and Armenian languages;
– Knowledge of graphic design software;
– Excellent communication skills;
– Research and drafting skills;
– Good organizational skills with the ability to process and classify information quickly and efficiently;
– Good IT knowledge, familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and Internet research.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

– Students in Humanities, Political Science, International Relations or a similar field; or recent graduates or postgraduates.

The internship is a volunteer one for up to 10 hours a week, for a negotiable length of time, and is compensated with an annual Student Membership to ARISC.

It is a great opportunity to learn more about the South Caucasus and make contacts with US scholars. Interested applicants should send their CV and a short letter of motivation letter with the subject “ARISC Internship” to armenia “at” arisc.org.

Applications will be accepted until Monday, March 20, 2017.

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Networking Calls for 2017

ARISC is organizing teleconferenced networking call sessions for scholars of the South Caucasus from around the world. These networking sessions are an informal way for scholars in all stages of their careers to connect and have a chance to discuss issues relevant to their research. We have organized sessions devoted to broad topics. A moderator will lead each discussion.

For more information on the sessions, see our Events page.

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