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  • Gabriel

    Gabriel McKee appointed first Librarian for Collections and Services in the ISAW Library

    ISAW appoints Gabriel McKee as first Librarian for Collections and Services, a new position in the ISAW Library.
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  • Webinar:

    Webinar: "The Origins of Monsters" Book Club

    David Wengrow's book "The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction" (Princeton University Press, 2014), which is based on the author's Rostovtzeff Lectures at ISAW in 2011, is the topic of a webinar hosted by the International Cognition & Culture Institute.
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  • Visiting

    Visiting Research Scholar Spotlight: Parvaneh Pourshariati

    VRS Parvaneh Pourshariati discusses her research and recent travels to Iran, as well as her plans to organize a conference at ISAW in April, "Iran Across the East/West Trade: Routes of Communication and Exchange, Products of Exchange, and Networks of Trade circa 500-900 CE."
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  • Exhibition

    Exhibition Reviewed by NY Review of Books

    ISAW's current exhibition "The Eye of the Shah: Court Photography and the Persian Past" was reviewed by reviewed by Christopher de Bellaigue in The New York Review of Books.
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  • South

    South Caucasus Colloquium held at ISAW, December 2015

    Research Associate Karen S. Rubinson discuses her work in the South Caucasuses as well as her involvement in organizing the South Caucasus Colloquium at ISAW. For four years, the Colloquium has brought together specialists in the region, from anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, historians, to numismatists.
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  • Visiting

    Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Franziska Naether

    VRS Franziska Naether shares about her work at ISAW analyzing Egyptian literature from the Middle Kingdom to the Roman period on cult practices.
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  • Now

    Now Available: Archaeology of Elam, Second Edition

    The Second Edition of Prof. Daniel Potts's "Archaeology of Elam: Formation and Transformation of an Ancient Iranian State" is now available for purchase.
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  • A

    A Dialogue with the Past

    ISAW Research Associate Judith Lerner discusses her research and involvement in curating ISAW's current exhibition "Eye of the Shah: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past."
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  • Call

    Call for Papers: Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures

    The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is seeking papers for an interdisciplinary workshop, entitled "Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures: Egyptian, Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Narratives in a Cross-Cultural Perspective," to be held at ISAW on May 16-17, 2016. The workshop is jointly supported by the Volkswagen Foundation and ISAW, and the deadline for submitting paper proposals is January 15, 2016.
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