2020 & 2021 Events

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Armenia


September 30, 2021

Following Komitas: Bedros Alahaydoian’s Ethnographic Collection

Armen Adamian, Ph.D. student, Ethnomusicology, UCLA, and ARISC FellowAni Hakobyan, Ph.D. student, Art Institute NAS

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July 28, 2021

What Remains: Landscape and Method in Post-Quake Gyumri

By Evangeline McGlynn, PhD candidate in Geography at the University of California Berkeley and ARISC

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Azerbaijan


September 20, 2021

Not so far away: A Comparative Look at Pre-Trial Detention Practices and Reform in Azerbaijan and the Northeastern United States

By Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, PhD, JD Research and Data Analytics, Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s Office

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August 27, 2021

Why is it crucial for Azerbaijan to have the European Convention on Human Rights as a part of its legislation system?

By Tofig Shahniyarov ADA University, School of Public and International Affairs, senior MA student and

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August 12, 2021

Research of Azerbaijani professional music of oral tradition in American ethnomusicology

By Khanim Askerova, Ethnomusicology Department, Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts, MA student and

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May 24, 2021

The Challenges and Rewards of Literary Translation

ARISC Online Workshop By Dr. Anna Oldfield, Coastal Carolina University Dates: May 24, 25, 26

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Georgia


November 17, 2021

Virtual WiP: Can Partition End Civil War?

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 6th talk of the 2021

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November 3, 2021

WiP: Liberal Attitudes and Religion: The Moderating Effects of a Communist Past

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 5th talk of the 2021

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October 13, 2021

WiP: The Dual Role of Ethnicity in the Misinformation Effect

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 3rd talk of the 2021

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October 6, 2021

WiP: Exponential Capacity of Power and Its Impact on Military Alliances: The Case of NATO

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 2nd talk of the 2021

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September 22, 2021

Virtual WiP: 2020 Elections and Covid Spread in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to announce the launch of the 2021 Fall

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September 7, 2021

Online Movie Screening “Namakhvani”

By Dr. Marina Decristoforo, ARISC Fellow  September 7, 2021, at 5:00-6:30 PM Tbilisi Time (9:00

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July 30, 2021

The Georgian Sacred Chant Revival in Imperial Context, 1860-1917

By Dr. Rebecca Mitchell, Middlebury College and ARISC Fellow  July 30, 2021, at 5:00-6:30 PM

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July 28, 2021

Religious Culture of Armenian Catholics

By Sose Grigoryan, ARISC Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, National Academy of

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July 26, 2021

Territorial Autonomy as Conflict Management Strategy in Georgia, 2003 to present

By Dr. Edward C. Holland, University of Arkansas and ARISC Fellow   Date: July 26,

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July 23, 2021

A Political Ecology of Emotion and Displacement in Georgia’s Abandoned Soviet Spas

Dr. Ariel Otruba, Moravian University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania   July 23, 2021 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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Deadline: 06/04/2021

June 14, 2021

CfP for 2-Day Workshop on Research Design in the Social Sciences

Dr. Eteri Tsintsadze-Maass Old Dominion University June 14-15, 2021 at 6:00-8:00 PM Tbilisi Time This

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Deadline: 06/04/2021

June 16, 2021

CfP for 2-Day Workshop on Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Dr. Richard Maass Old Dominion University June 16-17, 2021 at 6:00-8:00 PM Tbilisi Time  

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June 28, 2021

Cultural Studies in/and the Global South: Thinking and Organizing Around Race in the Periphery of the Anglophone Academy

Workshop for Doctoral Students in the Department of Anthropology, Ilia State University sponsored by the

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April 7, 2021

Virtual WiP: Hans Gutbrod on Ethics of Commemoration

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 5th talk of the 2021

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WiP: Lika Tsuladze on “A Monocrat’s Hobby”

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 5th talk of the 2021

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March 10, 2021

Virtual WiP: Florian Mühlfried on Spiritual Feudalism in Northeast Highland Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 4th talk of the 2021

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February 24, 2021

Virtual WiP: Oliver Reisner on the Crisis in Georgian Historiography

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 3rd talk of the 2021

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February 17, 2021

Virtual WiP: Cynthia Buckley on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 2nd talk of the 2021

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February 10, 2021

Virtual WiP: Naira Sahakyan on Islamic Reformism in Daghestan

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 1st talk of the 2021

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February 24, 2021

Virtual WiP: “Under Ivane Javakhishvili’s Long Shadow: On Georgian Historiography Since 1991”

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 3rd talk of the 2021

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February 17, 2021

Virtual WiP: “Correlates of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Insights from Georgia”

Cynthia Buckley, University of Illinois Urbana ChampaignThe emergence of new vaccines to combat the global

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February 10, 2021

WiP: “Between Shattering Empires: The Patterns of Islamic Reformism in Daghestan”

Naira Sahakyan, Yerevan State University CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the

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December 2, 2020

Virtual WiP: Is There a Post-Soviet Police Culture?

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 8th talk of the 2020

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November 30, 2020

Open-Door Day for ARISC Small Grants for Students from the South Caucasus

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces the availability of small grants

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November 25, 2020

WiP: Book Launch – “Roses Down the Barrel of a Gun, Georgia: Love and Revolution”

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils, this week in partnership with Prospero’s Books, are proud to

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November 18, 2020

WiP: Imagining the Nation in Putin’s Russia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 6th talk of the 2020

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October 7, 2020

Virtual WiP: Grammatical Gender in Tsova-Tush

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 4th talk of the 2020

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September 23, 2020

WiP: Tobacco Reform in Georgia: Is it working?

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 3rd talk of the 2020

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September 9, 2020

WiP: Laurence Broers on Azerbaijani Geographies of Contested Space

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 2nd talk of the 2020

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September 2, 2020

WiP: Power Struggles for Soviet Latvia, 1953-1962

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 1st talk of the 2020

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July 22, 2020

Virtual WiP: Labor Migration and Educational Attainment in Kyrgyzstan

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 16th and final session of

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July 15, 2020

Virtual WiP: Making a Special Edition on the Transcaucasian Federation

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 15th session of the 2020

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July 8, 2020

Virtual WiP: “Imperial Sounds. The Beginnings of a National Choir Culture in Late Nineteenth-Century Tbilisi/Tiflis”

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 14th session of the 2020

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July 1, 2020

Virtual WiP: Roundtable on Getting your Article Published

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 13th session of the 2020

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June 17, 2020

Virtual WiP: Caucasus in the Russian Revolution and Civil War

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 12th talk of the 2020

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June 3, 2020

WiP: Policing in Tsarist Turkestan

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 11th talk of the 2020

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May 27, 2020

WiP: Thomas Wier on Obscenities in Caucasian Languages

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 10th talk of the 2020

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May 13, 2020

WiP 10th Anniversary Keynote – Prof. Stephen Jones

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 10th Anniversary keynote speech of

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May 6, 2020

Virtual WiP: Social License to Operate in Georgia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 8th talk of the 2020

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April 29, 2020

Virtual WiP: The British in Circassia

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 7th talk of the 2020

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USA


November 5, 2021

ARISC Panel: Strategizing Academic Placement

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invites you to attend the 2021 Forum on Strategizing

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May 7, 2021

2021 ARISC Alt-Academic Professional Development Forum

DATE: Friday, May 7, 2021TIME: 9am PDT/11am CDT/12pm EDT/5pm BST/8pm South Caucasus The American Research

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August 7, 2020

ARISC Panel: Accessing Materials in Libraries and Archives in the Time of COVID-19

DATE: Friday, August 7, 2020 TIME: 9am PDT/11am CDT/12pm EDT/5pm BST/8pm South Caucasus Many library

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July 29, 2020

Roundtable: Research in the South Caucasus in the Time of COVID-19 & Beyond

Wednesday, July 29, 20208pm South Caucasus/ 12pm eastern US/ 11am central US The COVID-19 global

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Virtual


November 19, 2021

Open Door Day for Potential Applicants of ARISC Small Grants

November 19, 2021, at 6:00-7:00 PM South Caucasus local time Registration required: https://bit.ly/31pcgU5 (After registering,

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November 5, 2021

ARISC Panel: Strategizing Academic Placement

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) invites you to attend the 2021 Forum on Strategizing

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GIS from the Ground Up: Introducing Geospatial Tools for Archaeological Research

In this virtual seminar series, international practitioners presented on a different GIS technique each week

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May 7, 2021

2021 ARISC Alt-Academic Professional Development Forum

DATE: Friday, May 7, 2021TIME: 9am PDT/11am CDT/12pm EDT/5pm BST/8pm South Caucasus The American Research

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August 7, 2020

ARISC Panel: Accessing Materials in Libraries and Archives in the Time of COVID-19

DATE: Friday, August 7, 2020 TIME: 9am PDT/11am CDT/12pm EDT/5pm BST/8pm South Caucasus Many library

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July 29, 2020

Roundtable: Research in the South Caucasus in the Time of COVID-19 & Beyond

Wednesday, July 29, 20208pm South Caucasus/ 12pm eastern US/ 11am central US The COVID-19 global

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