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Current Year — Caucasus

Heritage Forensics: Satellites and Specters in the Contested Caucasus ~ Thursday, October 5, 2023 ~ In Person

Heritage Forensics: Satellites and Specters in the Contested Caucasus ~ Thursday, October 5, 2023 ~ In Person

This presentation will introduce the practice of heritage forensics in relation to the ongoing research program of Caucasus Heritage Watch (CHW). Founded in 2020 in the wake of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War, CHW uses the techniques of cultural aerospace to document, detect, and deter attacks on the fragile remains of the human past. This talk is organized around three forensic dossiers on medieval and early modern heritage caught in the crosshairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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The Neighborhood Effect: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia ~ Thursday, September 28, 2023 ~ In Person

The Neighborhood Effect: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia ~ Thursday, September 28, 2023 ~ In Person

In a world that feels fractured, join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the sources if regional conflict and stability.

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