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Entangled Pasts and Presents: Temporal Interactions and Knowledge Production in the Study of Hellenistic Central Asia. Fourth Conference of the Hellenistic Central Asia Research Network.

University of Freiburg, 28-30 May, 2020 (Postponed) https://hellenisticfareast.wordpress.com/conference-2020/.

Стеклянные сосуды из памятников Восточного Кавказа 1 в. до н.э. – 4 в. н.э. [Glass vessels from the eastern Caucasus, 1st c. BCE–4th c. CE]

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31st Meeting of Krupnov’s Circle for the Study of the North Caucasus, Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, Russia. 20-26th April, 2020 (Postponed).

Torbulok. In search of the rituals at a Hellenistic sanctuary in ancient Bactria

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FrACAS: Freiburg Ancient Central Asia Seminar, organised in cooperation with the BaSaR Project and the Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg. 10 February, 2020, KG I, Walser-Bibliothek 1187, 18:00 c.t. See: https://www.altegeschichte.uni-freiburg.de/AKT/FrACAS_Ankuendigung.

Speaker: Dr. Gunvor Lindström (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut)

The dual faces of Swat in Late Antiquity: urban models and religious competition

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FrACAS: Freiburg Ancient Central Asia Seminar, organised in cooperation with the BaSaR Project and the Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg. 3 February, 2020, Walser-Bibliothek 1187, 18:00 c.t. See: https://www.altegeschichte.uni-freiburg.de/AKT/FrACAS_Ankuendigung.

Speaker: Dr. Elisa Iori (Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, Erfurt)

The answer to all of our questions? The potentials and limitations of die studies of ‘Indo-Greek’ coins

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FrACAS: Freiburg Ancient Central Asia Seminar, organised in cooperation with the BaSaR Project and the Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg. KG I. 20 January, 2020, Walser-Bibliothek 1187, 18:00 c.t. See: https://www.altegeschichte.uni-freiburg.de/AKT/FrACAS_Ankuendigung.

Speaker: Gunnar Dumke (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg)

Nisa – Mithradatkert. Thirty years of Italian archaeological research in Old Nisa (Turkmenistan)

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FrACAS: Freiburg Ancient Central Asia Seminar, organised in cooperation with the BaSaR Project and the Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg. 13 January, 2020, KG I, Walser-Bibliothek 1187, 18:00 c.t. See: https://www.altegeschichte.uni-freiburg.de/AKT/FrACAS_Ankuendigung.

Speaker: Dr. Jacopo Bruno (Italian-Turkmen Archaeological Expedition in Old Nisa)

Cultural inbetweenness across central Eurasia: Paradoxes of Hellenism and the search for a new approach

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FrACAS: Freiburg Ancient Central Asia Seminar, organised in cooperation with the BaSaR Project and the Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg. 9 December, 2019, KG I, Walser-Bibliothek 1187, 18:00 c.t. See: https://www.altegeschichte.uni-freiburg.de/AKT/FrACAS_Ankuendigung.

Speaker: Dr. Milinda Hoo (Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg)

Khalchayan and historical links to the numismatic, archaeological and iconographical evidence in Central Asia: some suggestions for chronology

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Part of FrACAS series at the Seminar für Alte Geschichte, 2 December, 2019.

Which forms of exchange? Connections between Yuezhi-Kushan Central Asia and Han China seen through the Begram lacquerwares

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Zhang Qian and His World: Workshop on Ancient Chinese and Central Asian Relations, Fudan University, Shanghai, 23-24 November, 2019.

Speaker: Lauren Morris

Mountainous Borderlands and Territorial Control in the Late Iron Age Near East

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Annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Diego, CA. 22 November, 2019.