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  • Visiting Research Scholar Spotlight: Parvaneh Pourshariati

    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 Reviewed by NY Review of Books

    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 Caucasus Colloquium held at ISAW, December 2015

    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 Scholar Spotlight: Franziska Naether

    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 Available: Archaeology of Elam, Second Edition

    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 Dialogue with the Past

    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 for Papers: Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures

    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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  • Fieldwork Report from Barda, Azerbaijan

    Fieldwork Report from Barda, Azerbaijan

    Prof. Robert Hoyland shares about his choice of site and fieldwork of the 2015 season at Barda, ancient Partaw, in modern Azerbaijan.
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  • Now Available: Law and Transaction Costs in the Ancient Economy

    Now Available: Law and Transaction Costs in the Ancient Economy

    The University of Michigan Press has just released "Law and Transaction Costs in the Ancient Economy," edited by ISAW's Head Librarian David M. Ratzan with his colleagues Dennis Kehoe (Tulane) and Uri Yiftach (Tel Aviv).
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