Publications

This area of the site will host papers and reports derived from ARISC’s activities and include links to online publications and journals on the Caucasus.

Publications by ARISC Fellows (partial list)

Aghikyan, Levon, 2021. New elements of burial practice in the Kura-Araxes culture: The discovery of Karnut cemetery (Armenia). Quaternary International 579: 59-71.

Babayan, F., K. Franklin and T. Vorderstrasse, 2014. A House in a Village on the Silk Road: Preliminary Excavations at Ambroyi Village, Armenia. For Oriental Institute Annual Reports.

Badalyan, R.S. 2017. Report on excavations of the Kura-Araxes site of Karnut in 2017. Unpublished report to be submitted in February 2018 to Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, NAS RA and Agency for the Protection of Monuments of History and Culture of the Ministry of Culture of the RA.

Blount-Hill, K., 2022. “Centering Azerbaijan in a move toward an empirical criminal legal jurisprudence.” In Ş. Səmədova (Ed.), Cinayət hüququnun aktual problemləri (Actual problems of criminal law) (pp. 160-173). Baku State University, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Buskivadze, Khatuna (forthcoming). “Language Behaviors Signifying Lecturers’ Social Identity in the Business English Teaching Context.” In Proceedings of International Conference on Research in Education and Science.

Buskivadze, Khatuna (forthcoming). “Socio- and Applied Linguistic Peculiarities of Using L1 in Georgian Educational Discourse.” In Studies on Social and Education Sciences (SonSES).

Buskivadze, Khatuna, 2022. “Some (Meta) Discourse Markers in English and Georgian Commencement Speeches.” In El Takach, S. & Ozturk, O. T. (Eds.). Studies on Social and Education Sciences 2022. ISTES Organization.

Caffee, Naomi and Robert Denis: “Go Be Russian:’ Political Caricature, Identity Politics, and the Tbilisi Press,  1905-1917.”  In Joan Neuberger, Valerie Kivelson, and Sergei Kozlov, eds. Picturing Russian Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2023.

Caffee, Naomi and Robert Denis: “The Devil and the Mullah: Satirical Personae in the Pre-revolutionary Press of the South Caucasus,” in Oleg Minin and John Bowlt, eds. “Russian Caricature, 1800-2000,” Experiment: A Journal of Russian Culture vol. 28, issue 1 (2022).

Chazin, Hannah, 2021.  “Multi-Season Reproduction and Pastoralist Production Strategies: New Approaches to Birth Seasonality from the South Caucasus Region”. Journal of Field Archaeology 46(7): 448-460.

Chazin, Hannah, Gordon, Gwyneth, and Kelly J. Knudson. 2019. “Isotopic Perspectives on Pastoralist Mobility in the Late Bronze Age South Caucasus” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 54: 48-67.

Chazin, Hannah, 2016. The Politics of Pasture: The Organization of Pastoral Practices and Political Authority in the Late Bronze Age in the South Caucasus. PhD dissertation, University of Chicago.

Dobbs, Aimee, 2019. Under the Banner of Educational Reform: The Emergence of the Azerbaijani Muslim Reform Movement in Late Imperial Russia. PhD dissertation, Indiana University Bloomington

Earley-Spadoni T., Petrosyan A., Gasparyan B., 2019, Danger Along the High Road: Report from the 2017 Field Season of the Vayots Dzor Fortress Landscapes Project (VDFLP), Armenia, ARAMAZD (Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies), AJNES XIII/1, 2019, in press.

Erb-Satullo, N.L., D. Jachvliani, K. Kakhiani, and R. Newman, 2020. Direct Evidence for the Co-Manufacturing of Early Iron and Coppy-Alloy Artifacts in the Caucasus. Journal of Archaeological Science 123 (020): 105220.

Erb-Satullo, N.L., D. Jachvliani, T. Kalayci, M. Puturidze, and K. Simon, 2019. Investigating the spatial organisation of Bronze and Iron Age fortress complexes in the South Caucasus. Antiquity 93 368 (2019): 412–431.

Erb-Satullo, N.L., 2018. Patterns of Settlement and Metallurgy in Late Bronze–Early Iron Age Kvemo Kartli, Southern Georgia. In W. Anderson, K. Hopper, A. Robinson (eds.) Landscape Archaeology in Southern Caucasia: Finding Common Ground in Diverse Environments.

Erb-Satullo, N. L., B. J. J. Gilmour, and N. Khakhutaishvili, 2015. Crucible technologies in the Late Bronze-Early Iron Age South Caucasus: Copper processing, tin bronze production, and the possibility of local tin ores. Journal of Archaeological Science, 61, 260-276.

Erb-Satullo, N. L., B. J. J. Gilmour, and N. Khakhutaishvili, 2014. Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age copper smelting technologies in the South Caucasus: The view from ancient Colchis. Journal of Archaeological Science, 49, 147-159.

Fabian, L. Moving in the Mountains: GIS and Mapping the Phenomenology of Travel through the South Caucasus. In W. Anderson, K. Hopper, A. Robinson (eds.) Landscape Archaeology in Southern Caucasia: Finding Common Ground in Diverse Environments.

Fabian, Lara, 2017. “Notes of Material Importance: Archival Archaeology in the South Caucasus.” Archives Journal.

Feldman, Leah, 2019. “Strange Love: Parajanov and the Affects of Late Soviet (Inter) nationalisms.” The Global South 13.2 (2019): 73-103.

Fittante, Danny, 2017. Connection without Engagement: Paradoxes of North American Armenian Return Migration. Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, 19 (2-3): 147-169. Summer/Winter 2010 (Published Spring 2017)

Franklin, K., 2019. Making Worlds at the Edge of Everywhere: Politics of Place in Late Medieval Armenia.  in A. Eger (ed.) The Archaeology of Medieval Islamic Frontiers: From the Mediterranean to the Caspian Sea. University of Colorado Press.

Franklin, K. and A. Babajanyan, 2018. The Power of Making Places: Collaborative Heritage and Working with ARISC in Armenia. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Penn State University Press, Volume 6, Number 3, 201.

Franklin, K. and A. Babajanyan, 2018. Approaching Landscapes of Infrastructure: Methods and Results of the Vayots Dzor Silk Road Survey. In W. Anderson, K. Hopper, A. Robinson (eds.) Landscape Archaeology in Southern Caucasia: Finding Common Ground in Diverse Environments.

Franklin, K., F. Babayan and T. Vorderstrasse, 2015. Continued Excavations at Ambroyi, Armenia: The Project for Medieval Archaeology of the South Caucasus, Armenia. For The Oriental Institute News & Notes #225.

Franklin, K., F. Babayan and T. Vorderstrasse, 2014-2015.  Ambroyi, Armenia: Continuing Excavations. Oriental Institute Annual Reports.

Franklin, K., 2014. A House for Trade, A Space for Politics: Excavations at the Arai-Bazarjugh Caravanatun; Aragatsotn, Armenia. Anatolica XL: 1-21.

Franklin, K. and T. Vorderstrasse, 2014. From the Field; The Project for Medieval Archaeology of the South Caucasus, Armenia. In The Oriental Institute News & Notes #220.

Gabrielyan, Ivan and Alexia Smith (2012–2013) “Establishing a Botanical Reference Collection for Archaeobotanical Studies in Armenia,” American Research Institute of the Southern Caucasus Member Newsletter 4 (2012–2013): 10–11.

Hammer, Emily, forthcoming. “Oğlanqala in the Context of its Landscape and Neighboring Fortresses.” Lauren Ristvet, ed. In The American-Azerbaijani Excavations at Oğlanqala 2008-2012. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum Press.

Hammer, Emily, 2014. “Highland fortress-polities and their settlement systems in the South Caucasus.” Antiquity 88 (341): 757-774.

Holland, E. C., Dahlman, C. T., & Browne, M. (2020). The arc of autonomy in Georgia’s Ajara. Political Geography, 80, 102177.

Hovsepyan, Roman and Alan Greene, www.iae.am.

Kaganova, Marina, 2021. Namakhvani. (film)

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2023. Reading the Disaster Landscape. Doctoral Dissertation

Mumper, Jackson, 2022. “Rural gardens, urban parks, and the aesthetics of nature.” Blog post in Tbilisi as an Urban Assemblage. https://urbanassemblage.iliauni.edu.ge/jackson-freeman-mumper-2

Nesterenko, Oksana, 2022. Interview for a radio program Music from Other Minds about the work of composer Avet Terterian: “Avet Terterian’s Symphonies.” Music from Other Minds. Program number 706. Air date: July 24, 2022. https://www.otherminds.org/broadcast/706/

Nikaeen, Behrang and Anna Oldfield, 2020. “The Azerbaijani Ashiq: Musical Change, Transmission, and the Future of a Bardic Art.” Journal of Folklore Research 57, 3 (September-December 2020): 1-25.

Oldfield, Anna, 2021a. “’Don’t Get in my Face Like Ashiq Peri’: The Legacy of Azerbaijan’s Most Famous Woman Bard.” In Feroza Jussawalla and Doaa Oman, eds., Memory, Voice, and Identity: Muslim Women’s Writing from across the Middle East (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature). New York and London: Routledge.

Oldfield, Anna and Kamilə Dadaş-zadə, 2021b. “Musiqişünas Əminə Eldarovanın Elmi İrsi Kross-Mədəni Tədqiqatların Obyekti Kimi” [Musicologist Amina Eldarova’s Scholarly Legacy as an Object of Cross-Cultural Study]. Conference Proceedings of the Türksoylu xalqların musiqi mədəniyyətinin tədqiqi problemləri adlı XX Beynəlxalq Elmi-praktiki konfrans [20th International Research and Praxis Conference Research on the Musical Cultures of Turkic Peoples].

Otruba, Ariel. 2022. “No (Wo)Man’s Land: Risking Detention along the South Ossetian Administrative Boundary Line.” In Invisible Borders in a Bordered World: Power, Mobility, and Belonging, edited by Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen, 25-40. London & New York: Routledge.

Otruba, Ariel. December 2022. Photovoice and Immersive Multimedia Exhibition “Violent Infrastructure: Ecologies of Decay and Displacement,” at Moravian University, Bethlehem, PA. https://www.moravian.edu/infocus/war-and-peace/2022-2023-events

Petrossian, Sarhat and Diana Ter-Ghazaryan, www.otheryerevan.am.

Quinn, Jesse, 2017. “gatekhili Mountains, gatekhili State: Fractured alpine forest governance and post-Soviet development in the Republic of Georgia.” Journal of Alpine Research | Revue de géographie alpine: 105-1.

Rice, Kelsey, 2018. Forging The Progressive Path: Literary Assemblies And Enlightenment Societies In Azerbaijan, 1850-1928. PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Rice, Kelsey, 2021. “Emissaries of Enlightenment: Azeri Theater Troupes in Iran and Central Asia, 1906–44.” Iranian Studies 54, no. 3-4 (2021): 427-451.

Ritchie, Kenneth, W. Wouters, et al. 2021. “Neolithic fishing in the South Caucasus as seen from Aruchlo I, Georgia.” Archaeological Research in Asia 100252.

Sargsyan, Yeva and Talinn Grigor, http://armarch.net/en.

Sargsyan, Yeva, 2019. “Modernism in Soviet Armenia.” ArmArch online journal.

Sargsyan, Yeva, 2018. ArmArch online journal.

Smith, Alexia, Tamara Bagoyan, Ivan Gabrielyan, Ron Pinhasi and Boris Gasparyan, 2014. “Late Chalcolithic and Medieval Archaeobotanical Remains from Areni-1 (Birds’ Cave), Armenia.” In Stone Age of Armenia. A Guide-book to the Stone Age Archaeology in the Republic of Armenia, ed. by Boris Gasparyan and Makoto Arimura. Kanazawa University: Kanazawa. Pp 233-260.

Smith, Alexia, Tamara Bagoyan, Ivan Gabrielyan, Ron Pinhasi, and Boris Gasparyan (2014) “Late Chalcolithic and Medieval Archaeobotanical Remains from Areni-1 (Birds’ Cave), Armenia” in B. Gasparyan, M. Arimura, and S. Fujii, eds., Stone Age in Armenia. What’s done and what must be done. Recent Achievements of Stone Age Archaeology in the Republic of Armenia. Japan: Kanazawa University, 167–194.

Smith, Alexia, Krista Dotzel, Joyce Fountain, Lucas Proctor, Madelynn von Baeyer (2015) “Examining Fuel Use in Antiquity: Archaeobotanical and Anthracological Approaches in Southwest Asia,” Ethnobiology Letters 6(1): 192–195.

Stapleton, Lyssa, Lusine Margaryan, Boris Gasparyan, Gregory Areshian, 2014. “Weaving the Ancient Past: Chalcolithic Basket and Textile Technology at the Areni-1 Cave, Armenia”. In Stone Age of ArmeniaA Guide-book to the Stone Age Archaeology in the Republic of Armenia, ed. by Boris Gasparyan and Makoto Arimura. Kanazawa University: Kanazawa. Pp 219-232.

Swann-Quinn, J. 2019a. “Mining the homeland: Imagining resources, nation, and territory in the Republic of Georgia.” Eurasian Geography and Economics, 60(2), 119–151. https://doi.org/10.1080/15387216.2019.1605921

Swann-Quinn, J. 2019b. “More-than-human government and the Tbilisi zoo flood.” Geoforum, 102, 167–181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.03.007

Swann-Quinn, J. 2020. “Digging Deep: Crossing Scale in Environmental Geopolitics.” In S. O’Lear (Ed.), Environmental Geopolitics: A Research Agenda. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Swann-Quinn, J. 2021. “Toward extractive archipelagos.” Territory, Politics, Governance, 9(2), 180–202. https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2019.1687322

Tuite, Kevin. 2017. St. George in the Caucasus: Politics, Gender, Mobility. Sakralität und Mobilität in Südosteuropa und im Kaukasus, ed. by Thede Kahl and Tsypylma Darieva. Verlag der Österreichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Wheeler, Angela. 2023. Architectural Guide: Tbilisi. Berlin: DOM Publishers.

Lazaridis I, Alpaslan MS, … Yardumian A, Pinhasi R, Reich D. 2022. The Genetic History of the Southern Arc: a Bridgebetween West Asia and EuropeScience 377: eabm4247.
Lazaridis I, Alpaslan MS, … Yardumian A, Pinhasi R, Reich D. 2022. A Genetic Probe into the Ancient and Medieval Historyof Southern Europe and West AsiaScience 377: 940-951.
Lazaridis I, Alpaslan MS, … Yardumian A, Pinhasi R, Reich D. 2022. Ancient DNA from Mesopotamia Suggests DistinctPre-Pottery and Pottery Neolithic Migrations into AnatoliaScience 377: 982-987.

Presentations by ARISC Fellows (partial list)

Abrahamyan, Knar, 2023a. “Andrei Bitov’s Lessons of Armenia as a Countertext to the Official Soviet Yerevan.” Paper presentation at the conference, “The Soviet Experience in Armenia & Its Legacy–2”, Yerevan, Armenia.

Abrahamyan, Knar, 2023b. “Socialist Verismo and the Pastoral Idyll of the Armenian Kolkhoz.” Paper presentation at the conference, “Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements,” Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Adamian, Armen and Ani Hakobyan, 2021. “Following Komitas: Bedros Alahaydoian’s Ethnographic Collection.” Paper presentation at Komitas Museum-Institute, Yerevan, Armenia.

Adamyan, Arthur, 2022. “The Challenges of Participatory Democracy in Armenia.” Virtual presentation hosted by ARISC.

Aghikyan, L. 2018. “New Burial Elements In The Early Bronze of Armenia: The Discovery Of Karnut Cemetery, Ancient Armenia At The Crossroads.” Paper presentation In Honor Of Arkady Karakhanyan, France, Lyon.

Aghikyan, Levon, 2018. “Kura-Araxes Settlement and Cemetery of Karnut: The Results of 2016-2017 Excavations.” Paper presentation at the Institute Archaeology and Ethnography of Armenia, Yerevan.

Aghikyan, Levon, 2017a. “The Aspects of First Burial Rituals in Armenia, Gods on the Grasslands, Myths in the Mountains.” Presentation at Cornell University, Ithaca.

Aghikyan, Levon, 2017b. “The Aspects of First Burial Rituals in Armenia.” Presentation at 5th Eurasian Archaeology Conference, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Aktas, Oya, 2023. “Shared Armenian-Jewish Neighborhoods of Late-Ottoman Bolis.” Virtual presentation hosted by ARISC.

Anderson, Elizabeth, 2015. “Repentant Demons, Contrite Cannibals, and Vengeful Crocodiles: Sin and Salvation in Medieval Christian Miracles Tales.” Presentation at ARISC Armenia Branch Office, Yerevan, Armenia.

Askerova, Khanim, 2021. “Research of Azerbaijani professional music of oral tradition in American ethnomusicology.” Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Azizli, Vusala, 2022. “Why is the Formation of a Juvenile Justice System Significant in the Legislative System of Azerbaijan?” Virtual presentation hosted by ARISC.

Badalyan, R., Marshall, M., Aghikyan, L., tbd 2018. “Preserving the Cultural Heritage of the Karnut Cemetery.” Presentation at Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan, Armenia.

Balistreri, Alexander, 2015. “From Baku to Kars: Muslim Solidarity Across the South Caucasus, 1878–1922.” Presentation at ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Bamberger, Benjamin, 2022. “Proletarian Tourist or Great-Power Chauvinist? Imperial Afterlives and the Legacy of Soviet Touring in Georgia.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Bamberger, Benjamin, 2016. “Georgian Alpinism and Soviet Tourism at the Edge of Empire.” Presentation at CRRC-Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Basishvili, Lisa, 2022. “Important of TV Media for Civic Engagement and Deliberation — The Case of Georgia.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Blount-Hill, Kwan-Lamar, 2023. “Building a Caucasian Criminology: An origin story.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Bohigian, Joseph, 2022. “I Am He Whose Life and Soul are Torment: Sergei Parajanov and Symbolic Biography.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Brown, Rikki, 2022. “Autonomous Political Economies: Winemakers, National Heritage, and the Ethnographic Mapping of Geopolitics in the Republic of Georgia.” Presentation at Ilia State University, hosted by ARISC.

Brown, Rikki, 2023. “Viticultural Vocality: Mapping the Official and Non-Official ‘Wine Routes’ in Georgia.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Buskivadze, Khatuna, 2022. “Language Behaviors Signifying Lecturers’ Social Identity in the Business English Teaching Context.” Virtual presentation.

Buskivadze, Khatuna, 2022. “Language Behaviors Signifying Lecturers’ Social Identity In The Business English Teaching Context.” Online presentation at 5th International Conference on Modern Approaches in Humanities and Social Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland.

Caffee, Naomi, 2022. “With a Pencil and a Whip: Oskar Schmerling and the Satirical Revolution of the South Caucasus.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Chazin, Hannah, 2013. “Studying Pastoralism in Ancient Armenia: Excavations of Late Bronze Age Kurgans in the Tsaghkahovit Plain.” Paper presented at Museum of Geology of the National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia.

Dean, Megan, 2010. “Neither Empire nor Nation: Networks of Trade in the Caucasus, 1750-1925.” Paper presented at CRRC-Tbilisi, Georgia.

Demyan, Scott, 2019. “Rapid Soil Assessment Through the Application of a Portable Visible/Near-Infrared Spectrometer in Armenia: Current State of the Art.” Paper presented at the Center for Ecological and Noosphere Studies, Yerevan, Armenia.

Demyan, Scott, Tepanosyan, G., Deiss, L., Saghatelyan, A. Using portable visible/near infrared spectroscopy to compliment legacy soil data in Armenia. 2019 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, November 10th-13th , 2019. San Antonio, Texas. Poster.

Dobbs, Aimee, 2021. “Colonial Governance, Educational Reform, and the Architecture of Identity Among Nineteenth-Century Azerbaijani Muslims.” Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Dobbs, Aimee, 2010. “Nineteenth-Century City of Colonial Convergence: the Role of Tiflis in the Development of an Azerbaijani Intelligentsia.” Presentation at CRRC-Tbilisi, Georgia.

Earley-Spadoni, Tiffany, 2022. “Delineating the Digital: Digital Storytelling for Public Archaeology.” Virtual talk with Leigh Ann Lieberman for the Caucasus Through Time Network, Virtual.

Earley-Spadoni, Tiffany, 2019. “Beyond Indiana Jones: Digital Storytelling in Archaeology.” Invited national lecture for the Archaeological Institute of America. Stanford, California, USA.

Earley-Spadoni, Tiffany and Corwin, T., 2018. “Shared Armenia: Empowering Stakeholders through Digital Storytelling.” Multimedia presentation. ASOR Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Earley-Spadoni, Tiffany and Markowitz, J., 2018. “Welcome to Qaraglux: One Project’s Journey into Social Media and Digital Storytelling.” Poster. ASOR Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Earley-Spadoni, Tiffany and Petrosyan, Arthur, 2018. “Infinite Armenias: Digital Storytelling as Cultural Heritage Preservation.” Presentation at Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography, NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia.

Erb-Satullo, N. L., 2016. “Settlement structure and craft production in Late Bronze and Early Iron Age communities in Kvemo Kartli, southern Georgia.” Invited talk given at Tbilisi State University sponsored by the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Erb-Satullo, N. L., 2016. “Metal production on Late Bronze-Early Iron Age fortified hilltops in the South Caucasus, c. 1500-600 BC.” Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology 81st Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Erb-Satullo, N. L., 2014. “Landscapes of Metallurgy and Settlement in Kvemo Kartli.” Invited talk given at Tbilisi State University sponsored by the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ernst, Michael, 2022. “Petrol Prayers: Gas Station Prayer-houses and National Identity in Azerbaijan.” Virtual presentation hosted by ARISC.

Fabian, Lara, 2017. “Beyond, yet in-between: The Caucasus, the Hellenistic World and Eurasian networks. Beyond East & West.” Hellenistic Commagene in its Local and Global Eurasian Context, Münster, Germany.

Fabian, Lara, 2014. “Views From the West: Eastern South Caucasia in Greek and Latin Sources.” Paper presented at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Fabos, Zachary and Alexander Kavtaradze, 2022. “Cultural Exhibition Space of Zinobiani.” Virtual presentation hosted by ARISC.

Fagan, Elizabeth, 2020. “Tracing routes: a survey test case from Garni, Armenia.” Paper presented at the American Institute of Archaeology annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Feiman, Eli, 2011. “Cohesion and Coercion in the Ruling Parties of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.” Paper presented at Ilia University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Feldman, Leah, 2019. “Assemblages of Collapse: The Affective World of Parajanov and the Fall of the Soviet Empire.” Paper presented at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Fishman, G. Susannah, 2014. “Petrographic Analysis of Oğlanqala Ceramics.” Presentation at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Naxcivan Branch, Naxcivan City, Azerbaijan.

Fittante, Daniel, 2016. “Connection Without Engagement: the Paradoxes of North American Armenian Return Migration.” Presentation at Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography, NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia.

Franklin, Kathryn and Atghik Babajanyan, 2015. “Vayots Dzor Silk Road Survey: Preliminary Results and Plans for Future Work.” Presentation at Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography, NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia.

Franklin, K. and T. Vorderstrasse, 2014. “A little village on the Silk Road:  Mobility and Material Interaction in Late Medieval Armenia.”  Paper presented at the the 2014 meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Diego, California, USA.

Franklin, Kathryn, 2014. “Late Medieval Archaeology in the Kasakh Valley Armenia: Recent and Ongoing Research on Trade, Politics and Daily Life.” Presentation at Institute of Archaeology & Ethnography, NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia.

Garding, Sarah, 2010. “Courting the Nation Abroad: Diaspora Policies in post-Communist Armenia, Croatia and Serbia.” Paper presented at CRRC-Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

Gayan, Melissa F., 2011. “Uncovering the 1956 Georgian Protests and Their Memory.” Paper presented at Ilia University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Greene, Alan, 2016. Curating Russian Imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet Heritages: The Digital Lives of Gray Literature and Out-of-Print Publications in Contemporary Armenian Archaeology. Paper to be presented at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., USA.

Greene, Alan, 2015. Local, Regional, and Supra-regional Political Economies in the Late Bronze Age South Caucasus: Unpacking the Contours of “Interaction.” Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California, USA.

Greene, Alan, 2015. Eurasia and the people without cities: mobility, residency, and sociopolitics in the Prehistoric Steppe, Central Asia, and Caucasus. Paper presented at the Chinese Urbanism Symposium, Stanford University Archaeology Center, California, USA.

Greene, Alan, 2015. The shadow lives of objects in the Bronze Age South Caucasus: An archaeology of non-visual data, latent epistemes, and the intangible sacred. Paper presented at the Anthropology Colloquium Series, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, California, USA.

Greene, Alan, 2014. Making and Marking the Political Economy in the Ancient South Caucasus: Local, Regional, and Supra-regional Interaction as Viewed from the Bronze and Early Iron Age Tsaghkahovit Plain. Paper presented at the American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.

Greene, Alan, 2014. Pilgrims, Publics, and Production: Peripatetical Life and the Everyday in the Late Bronze Age South Caucasus. Paper presented at the University of California, Berkeley, Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, California, USA.

Greene, Alan, 2014. The Social Lives of Pottery on the Plain of Flowers: Object Biographies, Hidden Assemblages, and Political Economy in Late Bronze Age Armenia. Paper presented at the Armenian Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan, Armenia.

Grigor, Talinn, 2017. In the Ruins of Regional Modernism: Documenting Architecture in Armenia. Paper presented at Online Encyclopedia of Armenian Modernist Architecture of Armenian Regional Modernism: Modernizing Tradition, Yerevan, Armenia.

Grigoryan, Sose, 2021. Religious Culture of Armenian Catholics. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Hammer, Emily, 2014. Fortresses and Their Settlement Systems in the South Caucasus. Paper presented at the International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Basel, Switzerland.

Hammer, Emily, 2013. Mapping Urbanism and Empire in the South Caucasus: The Naxçıvan Archaeological Project. Paper presented at American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Hammer, Emily, 2013. Mapping Urbanism and Empire in the South Caucasus. Presentation at University of Connecticut, Department of Anthropology, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.

Hammer, Emily, 2013. Mapping Urbanism and Empire in the South Caucasus. Presentation at University of Pennsylvania, Interdisciplinary Graduate Group in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Hammer, Emily, 2013. Güney Kafkasya’dakı kaleler ve onların yerleşmeleri. Azərbaycan Milli Elmlər Akademiyası Naxçıvan Bölməsi. [Fortress settlements in the South Caucasus. Lecture in Turkish at the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences, Naxçıvan City, Azerbaijan.

Hammer, Emily, 2013. Highland Fortress-polities and Their Settlement Systems in the South Caucasus. Paper presented at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Naxçivan Section, Naxcivan City, Azerbaijan.

Hammer, Emily, 2012. Archaeological Landscapes of Highland and Steppe Zones in Northwestern Naxçıvan. Presentation at US-Azerbaijan Education Center, Caspian Business Center, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Holland, Edward, 2021. Territorial Autonomy as Conflict Management Strategy in Georgia, 2003 to present. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Hollis, Jonathan, 2018. Mugham and Armenian Music: Preliminary Perspectives. Presentation at Eurasia University, Yerevan, Armenia.

Kaganova, Marina, 2021. Online Movie Screening Namakhvani. Virtual movie screening, hosted by ARISC.

Kaiser, Claire P., 2015. Entangled Nationalisms: Language, Autonomy, and the Brezhnev Constitution in the Georgian SSR, 1977-1978. Presentation at Eurasia Partnership Foundation/CRRC, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Kaplan, Isabelle, 2023a. Soviet Nationality Policy through Opera Glasses: Insights from the Performance History of Paliashvili’s Abesalom & Eteri. Paper presentation at ASEEES convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Kaplan, Isabell, 2023b. The Art of Nation-Building: The Politics of National Culture in Soviet Azerbaijan. Presentation at Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Khvtisiashvili, Tamrika, 2011. Xinaliq Documentation Project, in Process. Presentation at Caspian Business Center in conjunction with US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association and VolkswagenStiftung (Volkswagen Foundation) Baku, Azerbaijan.

King, Harrison, 2023. Revolution on the Black Sea: The Remaking of ‘Muslim Georgia’ under Soviet Rule. VirtualPresentation for the Ilia State University Social and Cultural Research Institute Colloquium, Tbilisi, Georgia.

King, Harrison, 2022. A Staging Ground for the Revolutionary ‘East’: The Making of the Ajaran Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, 1920s-1930s. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

King, Harrison, 2022. Between Friendship and Rivalry: Soviet-Turkish Encounters in Ajara and Southwestern Transcaucasia, 1918-1960. Workshop presentation, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

King, Harrison, 2022. Making Muslims Soviet in ‘Red Ajaristan’: Revolutionary State-Building and Contested Sovereignty on the Soviet-Turkish Border (1920s-30s). Conference presentation, ASEEES Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Laghidze, Dato, 2023. Airport and Migration Infrastructure in Kutaisi. Virtual talk, hosted by ARISC.

Lau, Hannah, 2013. From Humble Meals to the Food of Empire: Exploring Political Complexity Over Time in Ancient Southwest Asia Through Zooarchaeological Data. Paper presented at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Manuk-Khaloyan, Armen, 2022. Speaking in the Imperial Modern: Ottoman Armenians at the Twilight of Empire (1890-1914). Virtual talk, hosted by ARISC.

Marshall, Badalyan, and Aghikyan, 2018. Bronze Age Mortuary Practices in Light of Recent Excavations in Armenia. Presentation at Annual meeting of the American School of Oriental Research, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Marshall, Maureen, 2021. Fragments of Ritual: Using Human Remains to Explore Kura-Araxes (3500-2400 B.C.) Mortuary Ritual. Paper presented at the South Caucasus Archaeological Research Forum (SCARF), Durham University, online.

Marshall, Maureen, 2015. Mortuary Analysis at the Late Bronze Age Site Tsaghkahovit Burial Cluster 12. Paper presented at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan, Armenia.

Marshall, Maureen, 2014. Articulating Ancient Lives: Diet and Mobility in the Late Bronze Age South Caucasus. Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan, Armenia. Sponsored by Wenner-Gren Foundation and ARISC.

Mathias, Alyssa, 2023. “Songs from the Silicon Mountains: Music and IT Development in 21st-Century Armenia.” Invited Talk. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Mathias, Alyssa, 2022. “‘Never Mention Peacebuilding’: Transborder Encounters at the One Caucasus Music Festival.” Presented at Music Without Borders: Armenians and Their Neighbors: Acoustic Connections Over Time and Space, London, UK. [online]

Mathias, Alyssa. 2021. ‘Never Mention Peacebuilding’: Perspectives on the One Caucasus Music Festival Before and After the 2020 Karabakh War. Paper presented at Society for Ethnomusicology, Southern California and Hawai‘i Chapter 60th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Mathias, Alyssa. 2019. The Ecstasy of Diplomacy: A View from the ‘Most Inspiring Festival in the Caucasus’. Paper presented at Celebrating A. J. Racy’s 40 Years at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Mathias, Alyssa. 2018. Uneasy Solidarities: LGBT Organizing in Turkish-Armenian Musical Diplomacy. Paper presented at Society for Ethnomusicology 63rd Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Mathias, Alyssa, 2017. “Sari Aghjik” and Other Stories: The Promises and Pitfalls of Musical Diplomacy. Paper presented at Komitas State Conservatory, Yerevan, Armenia.

Matossian, Anahid, 2019. “Roses Remind Me of Aleppo”: Memories, Strategies, and Aspirations of Ethnic Armenian Women from Syria in Yerevan, Armenia. Paper presented at the Eurasian International University, Yerevan, Armenia.

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2023. Compounding crises in the disaster landscape: Earthquake, pandemic and war in Gyumri, Armenia. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2022c. Temporary housing and landscapes of abandonment. Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2022b. Landscapes of ruin. Zooming the City: An Anthropological Perspective, hosted by Armenian National Academy of Sciences Anthropology. Remote, hosted in Yerevan, Armenia.

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2022a. Ruins of recovery: “Temporary” shelters in post-quake Armenia. Disaster, Development, and Humanitarian Reason, AAG pre-conference. Remote.

McGlynn, Evangeline, 2021. What Remains: Landscape and method in post-quake Gyumri. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Mitchell, Jeanene, 2015. At the Confluence: Transboundary River Management in the South Caucaus. Paper presented at Central Eurasian Studies Society Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

Mitchell, Jeanene, 2015. The Kura River Basin: Linking Transboundary Projects to Local Implementation. Paper presented at the Caspian Center for Energy and Environment, ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Mitchell, Rebecca, 2021. The Georgian Sacred Chant Revival in Imperial Context, 1860-1917. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Nadel, James, 2022. Jews at the Southern Frontier: Migration, Economy and Society in Baku, 1872-1917. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Nesterenko, Oksana, 2022. Ethnomusicological Research in Armenia from the Past to Present. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Nugent, Selin, 2019. Biological Histories of the Late Iron Age in the Talysh Mountains. Paper presented at Caspian Business Center, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Oldfield, Anna, 2019a. Memories Don’t Burn: Soviet Censorship and the Azerbaijani Bard. Paper presented at ASCAU, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Oldfield, Anna, 2019b. Translation in Turkic Studies. Invited Keynote Speaker at the 5th International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures (ADES), Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan.

Oldfield, Anna, and Kamilə Dadaş-zadə2021. “Научное Наследие Музыковеда Амины Эльдаровой Как Объект Межкультурных Исследований” [Musicologist Amina Eldarova’s Scholarly Legacy as an Object of Cross-Cultural Study]. Paper presentation at the conference Türksoylu xalqların musiqi mədəniyyətinin tədqiqi problemləri” adlı XX Beynəlxalq Elmi-praktiki konfrans [20th International Research and Praxis Conference Research on the Musical Cultures of Turkic Peoples], Baku, Azerbaijan.

Otruba, Ariel, 2023a. Workshop: Capturing the South Caucasus with Photovoice. Virtual workshop, hosted by ARISC.

Otruba, Ariel, 2023b. Workshop, “Empowering Research Subjects with Photovoice in the South Caucasus” at The 9th Annual CRRC Conference New Frontiers: The South Caucasus Amidst New Challenges, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Otruba, Ariel, 2022a. War and Peace Immersive Exhibit and Research Talk. Presentation in the Moravian University InFocus series.  

Otruba, Ariel, 2022b. Tskaltubo Photovoice Project Pop-Up Exhibition, Batumi Boulevard, Batumi, Georgia, July 29-31, 2022.

Otruba, Ariel, 2022c. “Migration and Urban Futures in the South Caucasus” panelist and organizer. 54th Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Annual Convention.

Otruba, Ariel, 2022d. Infrastructures of Care and the Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Tskaltubo. Virtual Works-in-Progress presentation.

Otruba, Ariel, 2022e. Tskaltubo Photovoice Project Pop-Up Exhibition, Mziuri Park, Tbilisi, Georgia, July 1-3, 2022.

Otruba, Ariel, 2022f. IDPs, Infrastructural Violence, and Ecologies of Care in Georgia’s Decaying Soviet Sanatoria. Virtual presentation at the 26th Annual World Convention for the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN).

Otruba, Ariel. 2022g. Guest Lecture, “Amplifying the Voices of Displaced Persons with Feminist Research” for Finding Our Voice: Women in Politics at Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA.

Otruba, Ariel. 2022h. Paper Presentation, “Intimate Infrastructures of Resettlement in Georgia” at the 27th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Columbia University, New York, NY.

Otruba, Ariel. 2022j. Roundtable, Migration and Urban Futures in the South Caucasus at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Otruba, Ariel, 2021a. A Political Ecology of Emotion and Displacement in Georgia’s Abandoned Soviet Spas. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Otruba, Ariel, 2021b. Borderization from the Frontlines: Uncertainty and Abandonment in the Space Between War and Peace. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Otruba, Ariel, 2016. The Lived Geopolitics of (Non)Recognition and the Elastic Geography of Borderization. Presentation at Series of Anthropological Seminars, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Petrosyan, Sarhat and Diana Ter-Ghazaryan, 2015. “Other Yerevan Project.” Presentation at Media Center id Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Yerevan, Armenia.

Piñon, Erin, 2019. Imaging and Imagining Avarayr: Visualizing Armenian History in Early Modern Vaspurakan. Paper presented at the American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

Portes, Ruth, 2023. Bridging Georgia East and West: Exploring Ceramics from the First Millennium BCE. Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Quinn, Jesse, 2017. Geopolitical Ecologies: The Politics and Effects of Mining Governance in Post-Soviet Georgia. Presentation at Works-in-Progress Series, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Quinn, J., 2015a. Territorial Claims, Contested Identities, and Gold Mining in Formerly Soviet Georgia. Presented at the Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) Social Justice Conference, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.

Quinn, J., 2015b. Video Production as Engaged Method in Political Ecology: The Case of Georgian Gold Mining. Presented at the Methodological Conference on Transformations in the South Caucasus and its Neighborhood, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Quinn, J., 2014. Feminist Geopolitics and Political Ecology: Reconsidering Post-Soviet Environmental Governance in the Republic of Georgia. Presented at the Political Geography and the Environment – A meeting of the IGU Commission on Political Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA.

Quinn, J., 2013. Exceptional Forests: Forest Governance and State Structure in Georgia. Paper presented at Georgian Geographic Society, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ram, Harsha, 2023a. The Russophone Novel and the Politics of the Picaresque. Paper presented at the ASEEES Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Ram, Harsha, 2023b. Decolonizing Russian Literature. Roundtable presentation at the ASEEES Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Ram, Harsha, 2023c. Sovereignty and the State of Nature in Pushkin, Lermontov and Tolstoi. Keynote Lecture, Comparing Colonial Discourses, University of Padua, Italy.

Ram, Harsha, 2023d. Political Sovereignty and the State of Nature in British and Russian Romanticism. Paper presentation at School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Ram, Harsha, 2023e. Niko Pirosmani: Between the Global, the National and the Local. Paper presentation for Workshop in (Russian) Modernisms: Hybrid Modernities, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ram, Harsha, 2023f. The Picaresque as Historical Allegory, or the Adventures of an Armenian Trickster. Paper presentation at The Caucasus Resource Research Center, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ram, Harsha, 2023g. Russia’s First Anti-Imperialist Novel: Vasily Narezhny’s The Black Year. Paper presentation at The Institute for Social and Cultural Research, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Rice, Kelsey, 2018. Reading Rooms, Soirees, and Jubilees: Literary Readings and the Making of an Azeri Public Sphere. Paper presentation at Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting.

Rice, Kelsey, 2017. Exporting Azeri Modernism: Cultural Outreach in Iran and Central Asia, 1906-1923. Paper presentation at Reform and Revolution: Discourses of Modernity in Late Imperial Russia and Beyond. The Harriman Institute, Columbia University.

Rice, Kelsey, 2016a. Institutions for Progress: Baku Enlightenment Societies, 1905-1918. Paper presentation at the CESS Annual Conference at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Rice, Kelsey, 2016b. From Progressive to People’s Artist: Jadidist Influence in Early Soviet Azerbaijani Theater and Opera. Paper presented at the conference, In Empire’s Long Shadow: Modern Constructions of Central Eurasia, 1900-1941 at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Rice, Kelsey, 2016c. Institutions for Progress: Baku Enlightenment Societies, 1905-1918. Paper presentation at Central Eurasian Studies Society Annual Conference, Princeton University.

Rice, Kelsey, 2015. Persianate Legacies in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union. ASEEES roundtable presenter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Rice, Kelsey, 2013. Navigating Persianate Influences in 19th Century Azeri Cultural Production. Presentation at CRRC-Azerbaijan, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Riegg, Stephen B., 2018. Imperial Battlegrounds: The Second Russo-Persian War (1826-28) in Regional Context. Presentation at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences (YSULS), Yerevan, Armenia.

Ritchie, Kenneth Charles, 2019. Fishing and Farming: The Role of Aquatic Resources in the Spread of the Neolithic. Paper presented at Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ryan, Caitlin, 2014. Dignity and the Production of Value in Humanitarian Operations: Housing for Internally Displaced People in Georgia. Paper presented at Panel: Resurrecting Value in Central and Eastern Europe. Council for European Studies (CES) Conference, Washington, D.C., USA.

Ryan, Caitlin, 2013a. Dignity and Bureaucracy in Humanitarian Operations. Paper presented at University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Anthropology conference, The Fantastic and the Banal: Rethinking Bureaucratic Authority, USA.

Ryan, Caitlin, 2013b. Property, Humanitarianism and the State: Housing for Displaced Persons in the Republic of Georgia. Paper presented at American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Ryan, Caitlin, 2012. What Does Home Ownership Mean for Georgia’s Internally Displaced Persons? Paper presented at ISET/CRRC-Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Sargsyan, Yeva, 2017. The ArmArch Encyclopedia. Paper presented at Online Encyclopedia of Armenian Modernist Architecture of Armenian Regional Modernism: Modernizing Tradition, Yerevan, Armenia.

Schmaus, Tekla, 2023. “Archaeological Landscapes and Communities in Vayots, Dzor, Armenia.” Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Schmidt, Beverly, 2012. Middle Paleolithic Lithic Technology and Behavior in the Hrazdan River Gorge, Armenia. Paper presented at CRRC-Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

Schwartz, Ira, 2022. The Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Survey (GGRAS). Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Shahniyarov, Tofiq, 2021. Why is it crucial for Azerbaijan to have the European Convention on Human Rights as part of its legislation system? Virtual paper presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Sicotte, Jonathan, 2018. After the Revolution: Baku and its Oil — 1918-1927. Presentation at Baku Idea Lab, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Tate, Richard W., 2017a. Plants, People, the Mountains and the Sea: Ethnobotanical Investigations in Adjara, Georgia. Presentation at Ilia State University, Department of Anthropology talk series, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Tate, Richard W., 2017b. Patterns of Contemporary Plant Use in Adjara, Georgia (Caucasus). Paper presented with T. Kalatozishvili, K. Kereselidze, L. Ozbetelashvili, G. Golubiani, V. Bedinadze at the Society for Economic Botany Annual Meeting, Braganca, Portugal.

Tate, Richard W., 2017c. Plants, People, the Mountains and the Sea: Ethnobotanical Investigations in Adjara, Georgia (Caucasus). Presentation at UF Center for European Studies Seminar Series, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Tate, Richard W, 2016a. Linking Botanical and Cultural Conservation in Adjara, Georgia (Caucasus). Paper presented at  Annual SNRE Research Symposium. Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Tate, Richard W., 2016b. Predictive and Analytical Applications of GIS for Ethnobotanical Studies in Georgia. Poster presented with Ketevan Batsatsashvili at Biodiversity and Georgia Conference, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Tate, Richard W., 2016c. Linking Botanical and Cultural Conservation in Adjara, Georgia”. Presentation at CRRC-Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Tate, Richard W., 2015. Predictive tools for ethnobiology: Using GIS in the Republic of Georgia (Caucasus). Poster presented at Society of Ethnobiology Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Ter-Ghazaryan, Diana, 2013. Spaces of Diaspora Investment: Urban Transformations and Transnational Linkages in the Landscape of Yerevan. Presentation at Caucasus Institute, Yerevan, Armenia.

Vasey, Dylan, 2022. Formation of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Vasey, D.A., Garcia, L., Cowgill, E., and Godoladze, T., 2022, Episodic evolution of a protracted convergent margin revealed by detrital zircon geochronology in the Greater Caucasus, Abstract 148-4. Presented at 2022 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

Weber, Kathryn O’Neil, 2014. Preliminary Results of the Tbilisi Archaeological Survey 2014. Presentation at Eurasia Partnership Foundation/CRRC, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Wheeler, Angela, 2023. Keynote lecture on the history of Georgian architectural preservation for Neighborhood Heritage: Urban Layers, Physical Environments, and Living Communities in the Post-Socialist City, a PhD school hosted by the Cities-Building-Culture project in Tbilisi.

Wheeler, Angela, 2021. Design Across the Iron Curtain: Modern Architecture in Soviet Georgia,” illustrated lecture hosted by the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz.

Wistrand, Jennifer, 2023. “Initial Reflections on Summer Research Among Georgia’s Migrants and Displaced People.” Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Wood, Joseph, 2023. “On Teaching Jamaica Kincaid’s ‘Girl’: A Comparison of the University Classroom in Georgia and the US.” Paper presentation at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Yardumian, Aram, 2022. Karnut: A Bronze Age Site in Shirak. Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

Zaslansky, Matthew, 2022. Dialectical Variation and Accommodation in Northern Azerbaijani. Virtual presentation, hosted by ARISC.

ARISC Publications

Newsletters

Publications about ARISC

DESCnet (Newsletter 4/2017) (see page 7)
Network for Developing European Studies in the Caucasus

NewsNet (October 2015) (see pages 14-16)
News of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

Conference Proceedings

“The Caucasus and Central Asia, twenty years after independences: Questioning the notion of ‘South countries'”
August 25-27, 2011
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Select Member Publications

Batiuk, Stephen, Mitchell Rothman, Siavash Samei, and Roman Hovsepyan. “Unravelling the Kura-Araxes Cultural Tradition across Space and Time.” Ancient Near Eastern Studies 59 (2022): 239-329.

Berberian, Houri. Roving revolutionaries: Armenians and the connected revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman worlds. Univ of California Press, 2019.

D. S. Adler, K. N. Wilkinson, S. Blockley, D. F. Mark, R. Pinhasi, B. A. Schmidt-Magee, S. Nahapetyan, C. Mallol, F. Berna, P. J. Glauberman, Y. Raczynski-Henk, N. Wales, E. Frahm, O. Jöris, A. MacLeod, V. C. Smith, V. L. Cullen, B. Gasparian, “Early Levallois technology and the Lower to Middle Paleolithic transition in the Southern Caucasus,” Science, 345, 1609 (2014): 1609-1613. (https://uconn.academia.edu/DanielAdler)

Fierman, William, “Language Vitality and Paths to Revival. Contrasting Cases of Azerbaijani and Kazakh,” International Journal of the Sociology of Language, CXCVIII (2009): 75-104.

Gasoyan, Hamlet et al., “School-Based Preventive Dental Program in Rural Communities of the Republic of Armenia,” Frontiers in Public Health, 7, 243 (August 2019). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2019.00243

German, Tracey, Stephen F. Jones, Kornely Kakachia (eds.), Georgia’s Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Challenges for a Small State, (I.B. Tauris, 2021).

Gevorkyan, Aleksander, Transition Economies: Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (Routledge, 2018).

Jones, Stephen F., and Neil MacFarlane. Georgia: From Autocracy to Democracy. University of Toronto Press, 2020.

Jones, Stephen, Georgia: A Political History Since Independence (I. B. Tauris & Company, 2012).

Lindsay, Ian, Rubinson, Karen, Greene, Alan, Hammer, Emily, & Lawrence, Dan. “Progress, problems, and possibilities of GIS in the South Caucasus: An international workshop summary,” Antiquity, 92:362 (2018). https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2018.55

Maranci, Christina, The Art of Armenia: An Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Najafizadeh, Mehrangiz, and Linda Lindsey, eds. Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity. Routledge, 2018.

Ohanyan, Anna and Laurence Broers (editors). Armenia’s Velvet Revolution: Authoritarian Decline and Civil Resistance in a Multipolar World (I. B. Tauris/Bloomsbury Press, 2020).

Rapp, Stephen H., The Sasanian World through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature (Ashgate, 2014). http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472425522

Riegg, Stephen Badalyan. Russia’s Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Riegg, Stephen B., “Imperial Challengers: Tsarist Responses to Armenian Raids into Anatolia, 1875–90,” The Russian Review 76:2 (2017): 253-271.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Environmental and Cultural Factors in the Development of Settlement in a Marginal, Highland Zone,” inThe Archaeology of Jordan and Beyond: Essays in Honor of James A. Sauer, ed. L.E. Stager, J.A. Greene, and M.D. Coogan. (Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns, 2000), 429-43.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Style and Adaptation along The Turkish-Iranian Borderland,” in Yeki Bud, Yeki Nabud: Essays in honor of William Sumner, ed. N. Miller and K. Abdi (Los Angeles: Coetsen UCLA Institute of Archaeology Press, 2003), 207-216.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Ripples in the Stream: Transcaucasia-Anatolian Interaction in the Murat/Euphrates Basin at the Beginning of the Third Millennium B.C.” in Archaeology in the Borderlands: Investigations in Caucasia and Beyond, ed. A. Smith and K. Rubinson (Los Angeles: Cotsen: Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 2003), 95-110.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Studying the Development of Complex Society: Mesopotamia in the Late Fifth and Fourth Millennia BC,”Journal of Archaeological Research 12:1 (2004): 75-119.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Beyond the Frontiers: Mus in the Late Bronze to Roman Periods,” in A View From the Highlands: Archaeological Studies in Honor of Charles Burney, ed. Antonio Sagona (Peeters, 2004), 123-177.

Rothman, Mitchell S., “Transcaucasians: Settlement, Migration, and Trade in the Kura-Araxes Periods,” Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran und Turan 37 (2006): 53-62.

Rothman, Mitchell S. and Gülriz Kozbe, “Mus in the Early Bronze Age,” Anatolian Studies 47 (1997): 105-126.

Rothman, Mitchell and Hilary Gopnik, Evolution of Godin Tepe, Iran (Royal Ontario Museum Publications, 2010).

Waterston, Alisse and Maia Barkaia, editors. Gender in Georgia: Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Nation, and History in the South Caucasus (NY and London: Berghahn Books, 2017).