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  • Research Associate Karen Rubinson Presents at the European Associate for Asian Art and Archaeology Conference

    Research Associate Karen Rubinson Presents at the European Associate for Asian Art and Archaeology Conference

    ISAW Research Associate Karen Rubinson presented a paper, together with her colleague Katheryn Linduff (University of Pittsburgh), at the European Associate for Asian Art and Archaeology Conference, convened at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
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  • PhD Candidate Lorenzo Castellano Featured in Archaeology Magazine

    PhD Candidate Lorenzo Castellano Featured in Archaeology Magazine

    Fourth year PhD Candidate Lorenzo Castellano was featured in the November - December issue of Archaeology Magazine for his work uncovering ancient methods of beekeeping.
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  • Fall 2017 Newsletter Now Available

    Fall 2017 Newsletter Now Available

    Our Fall newsletter is now available for download!
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  • Exhibition Now Open: "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans"

    Exhibition Now Open: "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans"

    Open Wednesday-Sunday from 11am-6pm, with extended hours on Fridays until 8pm and a free guided tour at 6pm, ISAW's newest exhibition presents the dynamics between recovery and creation using a work of contemporary video art as a lens on the ancient past.
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  • Founder Shelby White Received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

    Founder Shelby White Received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

    ISAW's Founder Shelby White was honored with the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy at the awards ceremony at The New York Public Library.
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  • Faculty Search: History and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean

    Faculty Search: History and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean

    The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, seeks to make an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of a scholar with a focus in the history and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean, with preference for emphasis on the first millennium BCE, who can blend innovative and rigorous methodological approaches to interpret texts, objects, sites, and landscapes. We are looking for someone with a broad range of interests and a commitment to the study of connections across geographical and chronological lines. We seek individuals of scholarly distinction whose work will benefit from freedom from departmental structures and who will be stimulated by working closely with colleagues in other disciplines, approaches, periods, and geographical areas and who are committed to helping develop the intellectual life of such a community.
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  • ISAW Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 Visiting Research Scholar Program

    ISAW Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 Visiting Research Scholar Program

    The online application for ISAW's 2018-19 Visiting Research Scholar Program is now open. Each year the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, makes about 7 appointments of visiting research scholars. ISAW's scope embraces research and graduate education in the history, archaeology, and culture of the entire Old World from late prehistoric times to the eighth century CE, including Asia and Africa. Projects of a theoretical or comparative nature relevant to this domain are also welcome. Academic visitors at ISAW should be individuals of scholarly distinction or promise in any relevant field of ancient studies who will benefit from the stimulation of working in an environment with colleagues in other disciplines. Applicants with a history of interdisciplinary exchange are particularly welcome.
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  • ISAW Library Participates in the Annual Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations

    ISAW Library Participates in the Annual Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations

    ISAW's Assistant Research Scholar for Digital and Special Projects Patrick Burns reports on the ISAW Library's presentation of “Mapping Linked Data Subject Headings in the Library Catalog" at the annual conference of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations in Montreal.
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  • ISAW Announces 2017-18 Visiting Research Scholars

    ISAW Announces 2017-18 Visiting Research Scholars

    ISAW is pleased to announce its roster of visiting research scholars for the 2017-18 academic year. Each scholar will conduct research on the ancient world, participate in ISAW seminars, and present a public lecture. Please join us in welcoming these scholars to our community this fall.
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