The International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) is pleased to announce that the 9th International Archaeological Field School (for the first time in its history!) will be held in Samarkand between 12 and 25 September 2022. It is expected to be the 2nd Stage of the School, of which the 1st one will be traditionally held in on the basis of the Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, Russian Federation (15-28 August 2022).
The School is organized jointly by Kazan (Volga) Federal University, Khalikov Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of The Republic of Tatarstan, Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, IICAS, "Silk Road" International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage, and Gulamov Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of The Republic of Uzbekistan. It is co-convened by Samarkand State University and Samarkand Regional Local History Museum.
Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD students, researchers and emerging professionals under 35 years old with area of expertise in history, cultural heritage and other relevant fields are strongly encouraged to apply.
The following scientific areas will be covered in the framework of the 2nd stage of the School:
- Ancient ceramics as a mass material
- Scientific and laboratory restoration
The end of the highly practical training will be celebrated by "Interdisciplinary Research in Archaeology: Achievements and Challenges" International Youth Scientific and Practical Conference scheduled to 25 September 2022.
The electronic application form needs to be submitted by 30 April 2022 at the latest and is available under the following link: http://archtat.ru/arheologicheskaya-shkola/zayavka-arheologicheskaya-shkola/
More details about the School and conditions of participation are available in the Information letter attached.