Venue: Museum of Geology, Institute of Geology, Bagramyan 24a, Yerevan, Armenia
Time: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Speakers: Miriam Belmaker, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA and ARISC Fellow; Ruzan Mkrtchyan, Lecturer at the Department of History of Yerevan State University and Senior Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia and ARISC Fellow; Colleen Bell, Graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
In 2013, the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) is sponsoring Dr. Miriam Belmaker and Dr. Ruzan Mkrtchyan to curate (preserve, catalogue, and digitize) the human remains collection at the Yerevan State University and to make the content of the collections accessible via publication and online platform to the research community, thereby drawing new research to Armenia and preserving knowledge regarding the heritage of Armenia which can be derived from its paleo-population.
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