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The latest news and announcements from the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University.
News: Jill Golden becomes ISAW's New Assistant Head Librarian

News: Jill Golden becomes ISAW's New Assistant Head Librarian

by David Ratzan Feb 27, 2015

Jill Golden joins the ISAW Library this week as its new Assistant Head Librarian. Jill comes to ISAW from the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University, where she had worked as an archivist in charge of special projects, ...

ISAW Research Associate appointed Faculty Fellow at NYU

News: ISAW Research Associate appointed Faculty Fellow at NYU

by Maggie Pavao Feb 11, 2015

ISAW Research Associate, Anne Hrychuk Kontokosta, appointed a Faculty Fellow in the Department of Art History at NYU.

Potts's Nomadism receives honorable mention for PROSE Award

News: Potts's Nomadism receives honorable mention for PROSE Award

by Maggie Pavao Feb 19, 2015

ISAW Faculty member Daniel Potts received a PROSE Award honorable mention

ISAW Spring 2015 Newsletter now available

News: ISAW Spring 2015 Newsletter now available

by Maggie Pavao Feb 11, 2015

ISAW Spring 2015 Newsletter now available for download

New York Times reviews new ISAW exhibition

News: New York Times reviews new ISAW exhibition

by Maggie Pavao Feb 13, 2015

The New York Times reviews ISAW's spring exhibition, From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics

Exhibitions Lecture: Glam-UR-ous: The Art of Archaeology and Aesthetics

Exhibitions Lecture: Glam-UR-ous: The Art of Archaeology and Aesthetics

by Jennifer Babcock Feb 08, 2015

With the show From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics opening to the public on February 12, 2015, this week is especially busy and exciting for ISAW’s Exhibitions team!  There are many interesting lectures planned in conjunction with this ...

Archaeology in 3D

News: Archaeology in 3D

by Sebastian Heath Jan 22, 2015

ISAW Clinical Assistant Professor Sebastian Heath has contributed a chapter to a new, open-access book on three-dimensional imaging for Mediterranean archaeology.

Save the Date! New Exhibition Opens February 12, 2015

News: Save the Date! New Exhibition Opens February 12, 2015

by Jennifer Babcock Jan 17, 2015

ISAW’s Exhibitions team is in the middle of working on final preparations for the upcoming exhibition From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics. The exhibit examines the process through which archaeological objects are transformed into works of art, and sometimes ...

Bransbourg honored with the Ordre des Palmes académiques

News: Bransbourg honored with the Ordre des Palmes académiques

by Roger Bagnall Dec 18, 2014

ISAW Research Associate Gilles Bransbourg has been named a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques by decree of the French Prime Minister, on nomination by the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, and Research. According to the website of the ...

Charles Jones Receives Digital Archaeology Award

News: Charles Jones Receives Digital Archaeology Award

by Tom Elliott Dec 12, 2014

Ancient World Online Blog recognized for outstanding work in digital archaeology

Hard-science Metrics Come to the Humanities

News: Hard-science Metrics Come to the Humanities

by Karen Rubinson Dec 02, 2014

During November I was asked to review proposals of archaeology-related projects for the NSF/NEH equivalent in a country of which the archaeological past is part of my scholarly work. In order to be qualified to participate in grant review, one ...

Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology publishes sixth volume

News: Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology publishes sixth volume

by Judith A. Lerner Nov 24, 2014

In 1995, several enterprising graduate students in the Department of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, founded the Circle of Inner Asian Art (CIAA) to serve as a forum for ...

ISAW Library acquires the Eilenberg Collection

News: ISAW Library acquires the Eilenberg Collection

by Gabriel McKee Nov 19, 2014

The ISAW library is pleased to have received the generous donation of a library of books on Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art from the estate of Natasha Eilenberg.

ISAW Exhibition Team's Summer Research

News: ISAW Exhibition Team's Summer Research

by Roberta Casagrande-Kim Nov 18, 2014

In the hot month of July, the ISAW Exhibition team of Dr. Jennifer Chi and Dr. Roberta Casagrande-Kim traveled to Southern Spain to meet Prof. Pedro Azara of the University of Barcelona. During their travels, they conducted research for a ...

Work in Progress at the Ancient World Image Bank

News: Work in Progress at the Ancient World Image Bank

by Tom Elliott Nov 13, 2014

Digitizing the 35mm slides of Cornelius and Emily Vermeule and improving technical infrastructure for better access and digital preservation.

News: Upcoming Application Deadlines

by Maggie Pavao Nov 10, 2014

The Visiting Research Scholar program is currently receiving applications at http://isaw.nyu.edu/visiting-scholar-program. The deadline for 2015-16 applications is December 1, 2014. ...

Library News: ISAW Library Collections Update

Library News: ISAW Library Collections Update

by David Ratzan Oct 27, 2014

The ISAW Library pushes ahead with the Hayim and Miriam Tadmor collection; begins cataloging a substantial collection of Persian-language material related to ancient water use; and welcomes the donation of Natasha Eilenberg's library of Asian Art to ISAW.

Kamniskires and the ancient state of Elymais

News: Kamniskires and the ancient state of Elymais

by Daniel Potts Oct 21, 2014

Scholarship on the ancient kingdom of Elymais is not a new phenomenon. Its origins go right back to the invention of printing and Renaissance humanist scholarship.

Elliott Addresses Conference on Digital Epigraphy

News: Elliott Addresses Conference on Digital Epigraphy

by Tom Elliott Oct 21, 2014

In September, Tom Elliott (ISAW's Associate Director for Digital Programs) traveled to Paris to deliver the opening keynote address for the EAGLE 2014 International Conference. The event focused on information technologies for epigraphy and ...

NOTICE: October 30th Lecture is Full

by Amanda Dietz Oct 20, 2014

Due to the overwhelming interest in our exhibition lecture series, we have reached capacity for the October 30th lecture presented by Paul Stanwick at 6pm.  To be added to the waiting list, please send all rsvp's to rsvp_isaw_lectures@nyu.edu or ...

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