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

november 2022 musings

news from tajikistan, a guide to khorezm, database for ukraine ARCHAEOLOGY & CULTURE Avesta.tj published a report on a recent discovery of Bactrian inscriptions on stones in the passes above the Almosi Gorge in Tajikistan. Archaeologists Bobomullo Bobomulloev of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, who reported the find to avesta.tj also sent us copy and photos – here the report can be read in Russian or English. dunyo.info reported on new discoveries in Uzbekistan. Gai Jorayev published a guide to Khorezm, written… Read More