january 2023 musings

a few events and readings to begin the year with From all of us to all of you, a happy and healthy 2023!! If you don’t already follow the Silk Roads Programme from King’s College, Cambridge, here is a link to upcoming events – hybrid for those who can’t make to in-person events. Also, from Cambridge, Gandhara Connections, is hosting a hybrid international workshop: Their website states: ‘”Classical Art and Ancient India”, which will be hosted in person in Oxford and online via Zoom on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd March 2023…. Read More

2022 annual roundup Декабрь 2022 – Итоги года

Distribution map of remote sensing data (in black) in relation to the ecoregions of Central Asia.

A REGIONAL STUDY OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES FOR TAJIKISTAN, TRAVELOGUES TO KYRGYZSTAN AND A DATABASE OF HERITAGE SITES IN UKRAINE; scroll down to read in russian прокрутите вниз, чтобы прочитать на русском языке 2022 was an exciting year with so much going on: archaeologists out in the field, remote sensing reports being finalised and delivered to Tajik partners, work with Ukrainian colleagues to develop a database documenting heritage sites under threat. International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) continued to make strides in archaeological documentation and the publication of several important monographs among… Read More

Discovery of inscriptions in the Almosi Gorge, Tajikistan

Хаитали Сангинов рядом обнаруженными им древными надписьями. Khaitali Sanginov next to the ancient inscriptions he discovered.

Bobomullo Bobomulloev reports on a recent discovery of important Bactrian inscriptions on rocks, high in the Tajik mountains