ISAW is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, intended to cultivate comparative and connective investigations of the ancient old world from the Mediterranean to East Asia. It was founded by Shelby White and the Leon Levy Foundation in 2006.
Most Recent Exhibition
From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics
ISAW’s spring exhibition focused on the transformation of an archaeological object into a work of art by presenting iconic Early Mesopotamian material along side archival, modern, and contemporary art.
Kianoosh Hashemzadeh joined the ISAW Exhibitions team this month as the Publications and Interpretive Manager Kianoosh Hashemzadeh joined the ISAW exhibitions team in June 2015 as Publications and Interpretive Manager. She earned her MA in Islamic ...
New titles in the ISAW Library, received and cataloged between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2015. The ISAW Library team is back from an end-of-term hiatus and we are ready to get blogging again! ...