2019 Events

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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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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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Georgia


December 11, 2019

WiP: Georgian and Abkhazian Victimization Narratives

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 8th talk of the Fall

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November 27, 2019

WiP: Cars in Tbilisi – Challenges and Perspectives

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 7th talk of the Fall

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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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June 28, 2019

Public Talk on “Fishing and Farming: the role of aquatic resources in the spread of the Neolithic”

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Georgia Branch organizes a public talk on 

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June 25, 2019

Public Talk On Assemblages Of Collapse: The Affective World Of Parajanov And The Fall Of The Soviet Empire

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Georgia Branch organizes a public talk on

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June 19, 2019

WiP: Russian Reflections on Postsocialist/Postcolonial Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 16th talk of the Spring/Summer

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June 5, 2019

WiP: Challenges in EU-Georgia Trade Relations

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 16th talk of the Spring

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May 29, 2019

WiP: Geneva International Discussions

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 15th talk of the Spring

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May 22, 2019

WiP: Remembering the Repressions of 1937

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 14th talk of the Spring

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May 17, 2019

2-Day Workshop On Research Design And Research Methods In The Social Sciences

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invites early graduate and advanced undergraduate students

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May 15, 2019

WiP: Geopolitical Orientations of Russia’s Neighbor Populations

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 13th talk of the Spring

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May 1, 2019

WiP: Caucasian Albania and the Udis

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 12th talk of the Spring

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March 20, 2019

WiP: Studying Russian-Georgian Relations on the Ground: Stereotypes and Challenges

By Archil Sikharulidze, GIPA Date: March 20, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str.

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March 13, 2019

WiP: “Soul food: The festival of Lipanali in Svaneti”

By Kevin Tuite, Université de Montréal Date: March 13, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5

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March 6, 2019

WiP:  “Why Cross the Conflict Divide? The Success and Failure of Abkhazian de facto Statehood”

By Andrea Peinhopf, University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Date: March

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February 20, 2019

WiP: Kicking the Crusaders out of the Caucasus: Deconstructing the Meme that Khevsurs are Descended from a Lost Band of Medieval Christian Knights

By Ryan Sherman, Cornell University Date: February 20, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str.

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February 13, 2019

WiP: Informal Politics: The Pitfalls of Field Research

By Vincenc Kopeček, University of Ostrava Date: February 13, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze

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January 31, 2019

WiP: Oil and armed civil conflict: explaining post-Soviet non-occurrences

By Anar Ahmadov, Leiden University Date: January 31, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze Str.

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January 23, 2019

WiP: Russkii Mir and the Geopolitics of Ukrainian Autocephaly

By Tornike Metreveli, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland Date: January 23, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia,

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January 9, 2019

WiP: The Transcaucasian Federation (1922-1936), Policies and Politics in the early Soviet Caucasus

By Etienne Peyrat, Sciences Po, France Date: January 9, 2019, at 18:30 pmVenue: CRRC Georgia, 5 Chkhikvadze

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Deadline: 04/25/2019

2-Day Workshop on Research Design and Research Methods in the Social Sciences

American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invites early graduate and advanced undergraduate students

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Networking Calls

Networking Calls

ARISC is organizing teleconferenced networking sessions for scholars of the South Caucasus from around the

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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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