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Armenia


September 6, 2019

Imaging and Imagining Avarayr: Visualizing Armenian History in Early Modern Vaspurakan

Speaker: Erin Piñon, Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University Date & Time: September

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August 27, 2019

Social Justice Activism in the United States

Speaker:  Sarah McNamara, Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M UniversityDate & Time: August 27,

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July 31, 2019

“Roses remind me of Aleppo”: Memories, Strategies, and Aspirations of Ethnic Armenian Women from Syria in Yerevan, Armenia

Speaker:  Anahid Matossian, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky Date & Time:

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July 29, 2019

Rapid soil assessment through the application of a portable visible/near-infrared spectrometer in Armenia: Current State of the Art

Speaker: Dr. Scott Demyan, Assistant professor at the School of Environment and Natural Resources, The

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July 1, 2019

Workshop: Going Beyond Grades: Classroom Assessment Techniques (CAT) in Assessing Learning Progress

An important component of teaching is being able to determine whether students are learning and

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June 21, 2019

Workshop: Visualizing, Analyzing & Sharing Your Geospatial Data with ArcGIS Online

Speaker: Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan, Department of Geography, University of MiamiDate & Time: June 21, 10:00-15:00Location:

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June 6, 2019

Digitizing and Revisiting the Works of Oskar Schmerling (1863-1938)

Oskar Schmerling (1863-1938) was an artist from Tbilisi, Georgia, who played a decisive role in the development of nationalist discourses in the South Caucasus in the final years of the Russian Empire. As an outsider to the region’s major ethnic groups, he was in a unique position to move with ease between them, and this paved the way for a prolific career publishing caricatures and political cartoons in the Armenian, Azerbaijani, Georgian, and Russian press

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May 29, 2019

Research Methods in Health Care

Speaker: Dr. Hamlet GasoyanDoctoral Fellow, Department of Health Services Administration and Policy,College of Public Health,

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We, The Scholarly Subjects: Theory as Daily (Political) Practice

Speaker: Dr. Nelli Sargsyan, Marlboro CollegeDate & Time: August 21, 2018, 12:00-13:30Location: CRRC-Armenia office, Room

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“Mugham and Armenian Music: Preliminary Perspectives”

Jonathan Hollis, PhD studentUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignARISC Fellow DATE: August 7, 2018TIME: 12:00pmLOCATION: Eurasia

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Azerbaijan


August 31, 2019

ARISC Fellow’s talk in Baku: Biological Histories of the Late Iron Age in the Talysh Mountains

by Selin Nugent, University of Oxford and ARISC Fellow

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May 23, 2019

Memories Don’t Burn: Soviet Censorship and the Azerbaijani Bard

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus in cooperation with Azerbaijan State Culture and Art

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ARISC in Co-operation with European Partnership Foundation and CRRC Azerbaijan presents:After the Revolution: Baku and its Oil – 1918-1927

by Jonathan SicotteARISC Fellow, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Georgetown University Date: 18 July, 2018Time:

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ARISC Presentation in Baku “Hounds and Jackals and Fifty-Eight Holes: Ancient Mesopotamian Board Games in Azerbaijan?”

Walter CristArizona State University, American Museum of Natural History, ARISC member Date: April 16, 2018Time:

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Georgia


November 6, 2019

WiP: French Silk in the Early 19th Century Caucasus

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 6th talk of the Fall

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October 30, 2019

WiP: Understanding political polarization in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 5th talk of the Fall

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October 23, 2019

WiP: Geopolitical Stability and Conflict on Russia’s Periphery

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 4th talk of the Fall

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October 16, 2019

WiP: Hans Gutbrod on “Frozen Conflict” Resolution

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 3rd talk of the Fall

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September 11, 2019

WiP: Abkhazia’s Quest for International Recognition

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 2nd talk of the Fall

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July 24, 2019

WiP: Sonic Dimensions of Azeri-Turkish Shi’i Islam

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 22nd talk of the Spring/Summer

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July 17, 2019

WiP: Writing an Architecture Guide for a City in Flux

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 20th talk of the Spring/Summer

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July 10, 2019

WiP: Economic Consequences of Child Marriage in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 19th talk of the Spring/Summer

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July 3, 2019

WiP: Challenges to Tourism Development in Upper Svaneti

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 18th talk of the Spring/Summer

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Deadline: 07/12/2019

July 26, 2019

1-Day Workshop on “Best Practices of Working with Qualitative Data”

Co-sponsor: American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Dates: July 26 2019Venue: TBCWorking Language:

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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


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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