Situation in Iraq and Syria

It can be difficult to find reliable information about the situation in Iraq and Syria. This page aims to provide a list of resources offering evidence and expert interpretation. Motions and statements: Palmyra Motion (PDF) Signatories include the members of the Board of Shirīn-international, a NGO composed of Directors of Excavations active in Syria until…

Read more Situation in Iraq and Syria

Mar Shiprim – Issue February 2018

Welcome back to Mar Shiprim, the newsletter of the IAA! In this issue it is our pleasure to congratulate the winner and the runner-up of the newly founded IAA Dissertation Prize, Bastian Still and Grégoire Nicolet. But scarcely has one prize been awarded before the call for applications for the next one rolls around. Early…

Read more Mar Shiprim – Issue February 2018

Statements of the International Associations for Assyriology

The International Association for Assyriology Urges the Suspension of the Order Restricting Entry to the United States (February 1, 2017) (pdf) L’International Association for Assyriology demande la suspension immédiate du décret limitant l’entrée aux États-Unis de ressortissants de plusieurs pays (pdf) Die International Association for Assyriology drängt auf die sofortige Aussetzung der Präsidialanweisung zur Einschränkung…

Read more Statements of the International Associations for Assyriology

Mar Shiprim – Issue July 2017

It’s a great pleasure to introduce the 2017 Spring issue of Mar Shiprim! This issue covers a broad range of important and intriguing topics – all the way from the ongoing civil war in Iraq, through Gilgamesh in modern culture and sexual harassment in the field, to new discoveries at Nigin and new hires in…

Read more Mar Shiprim – Issue July 2017