The GRISSO Project

The GRISSO Project, founded by Dr. Silvia Alaura, focuses on “the history of archaeological, philological and historical studies of the ancient Near East and their reception in contemporary and modern society. GRISSO aims at establishing cross-cultural academic dialogue and worldwide cooperation in the field of the history of Oriental studies, which is still in its earliest stages.” Continue reading The GRISSO Project

In the Field: ICAANE 2016

From April 25, 2016 to 29 April, 2016, the 10th ICAANE will be held in Vienna, Austria at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. ICAANE, the International Congresses on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East are organized every two years by the scientific community of scholars working on and in the Near East and studying therein material and environmental evidence from the most remote phases until the Islamic period within a multidisciplinary approach. Continue reading In the Field: ICAANE 2016

In the Spotlight: Ca’ Foscari University, Venice/Italy

In this issue, the Ca’Foscari University in Venice, Italy, is placed in the Spotlight. Erica Scarpa, who has recently graduated from the Masters Programme of the University, and Stefania Ermidoro, a PostDoc Researcher there, have been so kind to answer a few questions about their University. Continue reading In the Spotlight: Ca’ Foscari University, Venice/Italy