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Armenia

New Light from Old Collections: Medieval Archaeology in Armenia’s Museums

Panelists: Dr. Kathryn Franklin, Birkbeck University of London, ARISC Fellow Karen Azatyan, Director, Yeghegnadzor Regional

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Karnut: A Bronze Age Site in Shirak, Armenia

Speaker: Dr. Aram Yardumian, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Bryn Athyn College Date & Time: September

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Speaking in the Imperial Modern: Ottoman Armenians at the Twilight of Empire (1890-1914)

Speaker: Armen Manuk-Khaloyan, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Georgetown University Date & Time: August 18th, at 7pm Yerevan

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I Am He Whose Life and Soul Are Torment: Sergei Parajanov and Symbolic Biography

Speaker: Joseph Bohigian, PhD in Music Composition, Stony Brook University Date & Time: August 16, 2022 at

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The Challenges of Participatory Democracy in Armenia

Speaker: Arthur Adamyan, MA student at Yerevan State University Date & Time: Monday, August 22, 2022

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Ethnomusicological Research in Armenia from the Past to Present

ARISC Armenia invites you to participate in the virtual lecture By Elen Grigoryan Date: July

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“The Armenian Culturescape: when the past shapes the future”

Speaker: Yulia Antonyan, Associate professor, Yerevan State University Date & Time: July 11, at 7pm

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Sacred Music in Yerevan at the End of the Soviet Union

Speaker: Dr. Oksana Nesterenko, Jordan Center, New York University Date & Time: July 13, 2022

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Azerbaijan


November 30, 2022

Petrol Prayers: Gas Station Prayer-houses and National Identity in Azerbaijan

Michael J. Ernst, ARISC Fellow, PhD student, Temple University November 30, 2022, 7:00-8:30 PM Baku

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October 3, 2022

Dialectal Variation and Accommodation in Northern Azerbaijani

Matthew Zaslansky, PhD Student, UC San Diego, ARISC Fellow October 3, 2022, 6:30-8:00 PM, Baku

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August 30, 2022

Why is the Formation of a Juvenile Justice System Significant in the Legislative System of Azerbaijan?

Vusala Azizli  MA, Baku State University, ARISC Fellow Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 7:30-8:00 PM Baku

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August 15, 2022

Jews at the Southern Frontier: Migration, Economy and Society in Baku, 1872-1917

James Nadel
PhD Student, Columbia University, ARISC Fellow

Monday, August 15, 2022, 5:00-6:30 PM Baku time

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Georgia

Online presentation on “Proletarian Tourist on Great-Power Chauvinist?”

“Proletarian Tourist or Great-Power Chauvinist? Imperial Afterlives and the Legacy of Soviet Touring in Georgia“

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WiP: The Autonomous Path of Soviet Georgian Ballet

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 7th talk of the Fall

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November 9, 2022

WiP virtual session: The Soviet Institutional Legacy in Ukraine

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 6th talk of the Fall

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WiP: Virtual Roundtable on Language Learning and Language Competencies for Research in Eurasia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 5th talk of the Fall

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WiP: Democratic Hypocrisy in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 4th talk of the Fall 2022

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Dylan Vasey on “Formation of the Greater Caucasus Mountains”

Formation of the Greater Caucasus Mountains by Ocean Closure and Collision of the Arabian/Eurasian Tectonic

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WiP: Koba Turmanidze on Electoral Integrity in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 3rd of the Fall 2022

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September 28, 2022

Ira Schwartz on “The Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Survey (GGRAS)”

“The Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Survey (GGRAS): Predictive Modelling and Survey of Neolithic and Chalcolithic

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September 21, 2022

WiP: Cynthia Buckley on COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the first talk of the Fall

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September 7, 2022

Importance of TV Media for Civic Engagement and Deliberation – The Case of Georgia

Lisa Basishvili, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and ARISC Fellow September 7, 2022 at 5:00-6:30

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Language Behaviors Signifying Lecturers’ Social Identity in the Business English Teaching Context

By Khatuna Buskivadze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University July 26, 2022 at 5:00-6:30 PM Tbilisi

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WiP: “A Staging Ground for the Revolutionary ‘East’: The Making of the Ajaran Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 16th talk of the Spring-Summer

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With a Pencil and a Whip: Oskar Schmerling and the Satirical Revolution of the South Caucasus

Dr. Naomi Caffee, Reed College July 14, 2022 at 5:00-6:30 PM Tbilisi Time (9:00 AM

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Virtual WiP: “Infrastructures of Care and the Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Tskaltu

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 14th talk of the Spring-Summer

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Online talk on “Cultural Exhibition Space of Zinobiani”

Within the Online Event Series Summer 2022 ARISC presents “Cultural Exhibition Space of Zinobiani“ By

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WiP: Jeff Sahadeo on Rivers in late Soviet Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 13th talk of the Spring-Summer

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WiP: Azerbaijanis and Armenians in Georgia after the 2nd Karabakh War

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 12th talk of the Spring-Summer

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June 9, 2022

Rikki’s Brown’s presentation on “Autonomous Political Economies”

Autonomous Political Economies: winemakers, national heritage, and the ethnographic mapping of geopolitics in the Republic

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June 8, 2022

WiP: “Identity Formation in Georgia: Understanding Violence Experience and Proximity”

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 10th talk of the Spring-Summer

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June 1, 2022

WiP: Remittances and Well Being in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 9th talk of the Spring

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May 4, 2022

Virtual WiP: Maia Chankseliani on Global Visibility of Research Output from Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 8th talk of the Spring

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April 27, 2022

Virtual WiP: Nationalism and State Preferences

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 7th talk of the Spring

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WiP: Book Presentation – Stalin’s Millennials: Nostalgia, Trauma and Nationalism

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 3rd talk of the Spring

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Virtual WiP: Buildings as Palimpsests – Commodification of Nostalgia in Tbilisi

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 2nd talk of the Spring

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Networking Calls

ARISC is organizing teleconferenced networking 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 meet and connect with one another on topics of mutual interest and have a chance to discuss issues relevant to their research. Sessions are devoted to broad topics. Attendees begin the session by introducing themselves, the topics of their research interests, and what they hope to discuss with the group during the session. A moderator will lead each discussion.

“Gender Successes and Gender Struggles: Including Gender Dimension into Teaching” with Dr. Joanna Regulska
Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 10:30am – 11:30am EDT (New York time)

“Social Media Use in Academia” with Dr. Ian Lindsay
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT (New York time)

“Women and Gender in Armenian Studies” with Dr. Houri Berberian
Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT (New York time)

Space is limited! Interested participants can reserve their space by emailing info@arisc.org. Please include the title of the session you are interested in attending, your name, contact information, and research interests in the email. Please include a note about what you would like to discuss with the group during the call. Additional information about meeting URL, login, and other details about joining the discussion will be sent in a confirmation email. Participants will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers/earphones, and microphone. Cameras are optional.

Sessions are free and open to all.

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, or status as a covered veteran.

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USA


December 8, 2022

ARISC Virtual Forum on Strategizing Academic Placement

This is a 75-minute discussion and Q&A session on different pathways in academic placement for

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May 3, 2022

The State of South Caucasus Language Instruction in the U.S.: A Virtual Workshop

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 12:30–2:30 pm EDT Zoom Registration required: https://bit.ly/3jPWGXy After registering, you will

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June 18, 2019

Teaching the South Caucasus: A Workshop for College and University Educators

June 18-21, 2019University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Preliminary Schedule The American Research Institute of the

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April 13, 2019

The South Caucasus Region: Crossroads of Societies & Polities. An Assessment of Research Perspectives in Post-Soviet Times

Saturday, April 13, 20191.00 – 4.15pm17 Apache room Chairs: Alvaro Higueras, David Berikashvili and Isabelle

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Virtual


December 8, 2022

ARISC Virtual Forum on Strategizing Academic Placement

This is a 75-minute discussion and Q&A session on different pathways in academic placement for

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Grant Writing Workshop

with Dr. Lara Fabian, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg ARISC is organizing two identical, online workshops for participants

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May 3, 2022

The State of South Caucasus Language Instruction in the U.S.: A Virtual Workshop

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 12:30–2:30 pm EDT Zoom Registration required: https://bit.ly/3jPWGXy After registering, you will

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