ISAW Announces 2018-19 Visiting Research Scholars

By Marc LeBlanc

ISAW is pleased to announce its roster of Visiting Research Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year. Each scholar will work on a research project (listed below), participate in ISAW seminars, and present a public lecture during his or her time at ISAW. Please join us in welcoming these scholars to our community!

Visiting Research Scholars

Ursula Brosseder (University of Bonn)
Dynamics of Social Change in Early Inner Asia: A Comparative Study of Societies from the Late Bronze Age to the Late Iron Age and the First Steppe Empire of the Xiongnu

Ethan Harkness (NYU Gallatin and East Asian Studies) - January-December 2019
A Complete Translation and Study of the Zhoujiazhai Daybook

David Kertai (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) - Spring 2019
The Otherworldly Places of Assyria

Allison Miller (Southwestern University)
Color in Ancient China: Sources, Culture, Technology, and Science

Pénélope Riboud (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris)
Defining Xian: An Investigation into the Visual, Textual and Archaeological Sources of Zoroastrianism in Medieval China

Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professors

Coleman Connelly (PhD, Harvard University)
Athens in Baghdad: The Abbasid Search for a Greek Past

J. Andrew Dufton (PhD, Brown University) - continuing
Works in Progress: Regional Trends and Grassroots Developments in the Cities of Roman North Africa

Stephanie Rost (PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook) - continuing
Ancient State Economies: A Case Study of the Umma Province of the Ur III State (2112-2004 B.C.)

Daniela Wolin (PhD, Yale University)
Bioarchaeology of Health and Medical Intervention in Late Shang Dynasty, China