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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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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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Public Lecture in Yerevan

Applying to Graduate Programs in the US
to be delivered by Talin Lindsay, American Research Institute of the South Caucasus
and Purdue University
Date: June 23, 2015
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
Location: Mkhitar Heratsi 7, 2nd floor, ARISC Armenia Branch Office, Yerevan, Armenia
RSVP: Armenia “at” arisc. org

While a graduate degree from the United States can be seen as an asset in the job market, the application process can be both foreign and expensive for international applicants. This discussion aims to help prospective applicants better understand and prepare for the application process to humanities and social science graduate programs in the US.
Talin Lindsay has been working in university administration in the US for eleven years. She has served as the Graduate Program Assistant in the Department of Germanic, Slavic and Semitic Studies as well as the Comparative Literature Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara for four years. Since 2010, Ms. Lindsay has been the Graduate Program Assistant in the Department of Anthropology at Purdue University.
This event is free and open to the public.
ARISC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.

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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, June 16, 2015, at 5:30 pm

Reading: we shall read “Dancing Mania” written by Aksel Bakunts

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.

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“Kura-Araxes: The Making of a Cultural Tradition”

Joint Lecture Organized by the Institute of Archeology & Ethnography and ARISC Entitled “Kura-Araxes: The Making of a Cultural Tradition”

Speaker: Dr. Mitchell Rothman, Chair of the Anthropology Department at Widener University

Date: June 11, 2015, 5:00-7:00 PM

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

more information available here:

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