march 2022 musings

CENTRAL ASIA & UKRAINE + THE Qarakhanids + SHRIMP IN THE ARAL SEA Steppe Sisters: early career conference, tashkent september 2022 ‘The Steppe Sisters Network supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will hold a conference for early career researchers at the National Center of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan in Tashkent from September 5-7, 2022. The training workshop is designed to enhance the capacity of women researchers in history, archaeology, ecology and anthropology and create a community of scholars interested in Central and Inner Asian Research. The conference… Read More

january 2022 musings

some terrific reading here – enjoy!! First, we wish to congratulate project Principal Investigator and Professor Tim Williams on being awarded The Sir Richard Burton Medal, 2022 by the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Nominated by Professor Susan Whitfield who writes ‘Tim is known in particular for his long-running exploration, archaeological and documentation projects in Beirut and Central Asia, for his collaborations with local partners on the Silk Road and for UNESCO and ICOMOS Silk Roads mapping. He has worked in circumstances and regions which are extremely challenging, both… Read More

December 2021 year-end roundup

Here’s to 2022, but before we get there, we are pleased to take a look back at 2021. кликните сюда, читать по-русски Впереди 2022 год, но прежде чем мы войдем в Новый год давайте с удовольствием оглянемся на 2021 год. 请点击此处阅读中文版: 2022年即将到来,我们值此辞旧迎新之际共同回顾中亚考古景观(CAAL)项目组2021年的主要科研活动及学术成果。 Silk Road Seminar Series Beginning in January, Tim Williams, Pang Rui, and Dorian Fuller (jointly representing CAAL, the International Centre for Silk Roads Archaeology & Heritage, and the International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology) hosted a seminar series focusing on the larger Silk Roads. These Zoominars, well attended by… Read More