International Women’s Day 2022

WE HONOUR the women of archaeology whose contributions to our understanding of central asian history and cultures is immense This month we honoured three women scientists from Central Asia. Read their extended profiles which detail their work on the archaeology and architecture of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Galina Karimova, lead researcher, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY NAMED AFTER A. DONISH Tatyana Filiminova, lead researcher, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY NAMED AFTER A. DONISH Gavkhar Durdieva, senior researcher, KHOREZM MAMUN ACADEMY On International Women’s Day, we wish to show gratitude and appreciation… Read More

Gavkhar DURDIEVA

khorezm mamun academy, senior researcher and caal team leader Gavkhar has always been motivated by the study of the technical state of architecture and ensuring the proper conditions for sustainably preserving or reconstructing a building with a focus on the architecture of the region of Khorezm, Uzbekistan. She has been a senior researcher in the Khorezm Mamun Academy since 1998. During that time she completed doctoral research on improving the methodology of the protection and restoration of Khiva’s monuments. Her successes have brought her many new connections and opportunities to work with… Read More

Tatyana FILIMINOVA

INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY NAMED AFTER A. DONISH, LEAD RESEARCHER AND CAAL SPECIALIST Tatyana lives in archaeology and continues to search for something new and previously unexplored. She chose her profession while studying at the Tajik State University. After graduating from the University, she began to do research in the Department of Archaeology of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, where she continues to work to the present. To master a new direction in archaeology, she completed an internship at the experimental… Read More