ARISC Fellow Seminar: “Studying Pastoralism in Ancient Armenia: Excavations of Late Bronze Age Kurgans in the Tsaghkahovit Plain”

Venue: Museum of Geology of the National Academy of Sciences, Bagramyan 24a, Yerevan, Armenia

Time: Friday, August 2, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Speaker: Hannah Chazin, PhD Student, University of Chicago and ARISC Fellow

Description: Hannah Chazin is a 2013 recipient of the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Graduate Fellowship. Ms. Chazin is conducting excavations in the Tsaghkahovit Plain, studying pastoralism in the Late Bronze Age in Armenia. In the seminar, she will speak about her research, addressing the social, economic, and political roles of herd animals in Late Bronze Age life.

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