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Recent News and Announcements


January 2016

JIAAW Welcomes New Faculty Member
Visiting Assistant Professor Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver has now joined the faculty of the Joukowsky Institute. She is teaching From Gilgamesh to Hektor: Heroes of the Bronze Age this spring.

Durgun Receives $5,000 Grant
Doctoral candidate Pinar Durgun was awarded the Archaeological Institute of America's Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship, in support of her project, "Places of the Dead: The Role of Landscape in the Formation of Mortuary Practices in Early Bronze Age Western Anatolia".

S'Urachi Project in the News
L'Unione Sarda shared the news that JIAAW Director Peter van Dommelen's S'Urachi project was featured during this year's AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Paulette Receives Course Enhancement Grant
Postdoctoral Fellow Tate Paulette was awarded a Salomon Grant by the Dean of the College, in support of his Spring course, ARCH 1854 Handmade: An Archaeological Exploration of Materials and Making.

December 2015

Fall/Winter Issue of "Inventory"
The latest issue of "Inventory", the newsletter of the Joukowsky Institute, is now available online, with stories on a bone-based collaboration between geology and archaeology, a pungent course on culinary history, and the successful completion of a Joukowsky Institute student’s doctorate, as well as two perspectives on a recent conference honoring John Cherry, and Peter van Dommelen’s thoughts on his first semester as the Director of the Joukowsky Institute.

Archaeology for the People (JIP 7) Now Available
The seventh volume in the Joukowsky Institute Publication (JIP) series, Archaeology for the People: Joukowsky Institute Perspectives, edited by John F. Cherry and Felipe Rojas, is now available from Oxbow Books.

November 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Durusu-Tanrıöver!
JIAAW's Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, "Experiencing the Hittite Empire in Its Borderlands," on Monday, November 30th.

September 2015

JIAAW Welcomes New Faculty
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology Margaret M. Andrews and Postdoctoral Fellow Tate Paulette have now joined the faculty of the Joukowsky Institute.

 

 

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