ISAW News Blog

  • ISAW Featured in the NYU Community Impact Report

    ISAW Featured in the NYU Community Impact Report

    Released this month, NYU's Community Impact Report highlights ways in which the University has partnered with and engaged our communities.
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  • "Devotion and Decadence" Reviewed in the Wall Street Journal

    "Devotion and Decadence" Reviewed in the Wall Street Journal

    Arts and culture writer Melik Kaylan reviewed ISAW's newest exhibition "Devotion and Decadence." He reports that the exhibition features "a hoard from the Roman province of Gaul—said to be the greatest such intact find from ancient times—and other riches make a final stop in the U.S."
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  • Fieldwork Focus: Professor Sören Stark at the Site of Bashtepa

    Fieldwork Focus: Professor Sören Stark at the Site of Bashtepa

    During the summer of 2018 Professor Sören Stark and his team with colleagues and students from the U.S., Uzbekistan, China, and Italy continued their excavations at the site of Bashtepa in present-day Uzbekistan.
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  • ISAW Now Accepting Applications for 2019-20 Visiting Scholar Program

    ISAW Now Accepting Applications for 2019-20 Visiting Scholar Program

    ISAW is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 Visiting Research Scholar program. 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. Scholars are expected to be in residence at the Institute during the period for which they are appointed and to take part in the intellectual life of the community.
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  • ISAW Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Admission to PhD Program

    ISAW Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Admission to PhD Program

    ISAW is now accepting applications for fall 2019 admission to its Doctoral Program in the Ancient World via the NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science application portal. ISAW's recommended application deadline is December 18th, and the final deadline is January 4th. Prospective students are invited to visit ISAW on October 22nd for an Open House that includes an information session about the doctoral program, a tour of the building and library, meetings with faculty and current students, the opportunity to sit in on a graduate seminar, and a visit to ISAW's current exhibition on the Berthouville Treasure.
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  • "Devotion and Decadence" Opens Tomorrow, October 17th!

    "Devotion and Decadence" Opens Tomorrow, October 17th!

    For its presentation at ISAW, the Berthouville Treasure will be joined by approximately seventy-five other luxury objects from the collections of Bibliothèque nationale de France in the exhibition "Devotion and Decadence: The Berthouville Treasure and Roman Luxury from the Bibliothèque nationale de France."
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  • ISAW co-sponsors "Coins in Context" conference at New College, Oxford

    ISAW co-sponsors "Coins in Context" conference at New College, Oxford

    On September 24th and 25th, ISAW faculty member Sebastian Heath and Andrew Meadows, Professor of Ancient History at New College, Oxford, co-organized the conference "Coins in Context."
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  • The ANS Hosts the 64th Eric P. Newman Summer Graduate Seminar in Numismatics

    The ANS Hosts the 64th Eric P. Newman Summer Graduate Seminar in Numismatics

    Directed by Dr. Peter van Alfen, American Numismatic (ANS) Society Chief Curator, the ANS hosted the 64th Eric P. Newman Summer Graduate Seminar in Numismatics in June/July 2018.
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  • ISAW to Host "Digital Approaches to Teaching the Ancient Mediterranean"

    ISAW to Host "Digital Approaches to Teaching the Ancient Mediterranean"

    On Friday, October 26th, ISAW will host the one-day conference Digital Approaches to Teaching the Ancient Mediterranean (DATAM). The event is co-sponsored by the Society for Classical Studies, and the local organizers are Sebastian Heath, David Ratzan, Tom Elliott, and Patrick Burns.
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