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Neuroarchaeology

Neuroarchaeology refers to a field of study that records neuroscientific history through archaeological methods of investigation. The term was first suggested and thus coined by Colin Renfrew and Lambros Malafouris first individually in 2004 and ...

Pantelleria Vecchia Bank Megalith

The Pantelleria Vecchia Bank Megalith is an anomalous artifact of uncertain origin, located on the Pantelleria Vecchia Bank in the Sicily Channel between Sicily and Tunisia, at a depth of 40 meters underwater. Studies have suggested that the obje ...

Performance archaeology

Performance archaeology is a subset of archaeological theory. Developers of this theory include Michael Shanks, Mike Pearson and Julian Thomas who in the 1990s at University of Wales, Lampeter began formulating concepts which view the social aspe ...

Stadt Huys Site

The Stadt Huys was the very first city hall in New York City built in 17th-century during Dutch settlement. It stopped function in 1679 due to safety. It is located at the 71 Pearl Street today. The Stadt Huys block archaeology project was the fi ...

American studies

American studies or American civilization is an interdisciplinary field of scholarship that examines American history, society, and culture. It traditionally incorporates the study of history, literature, and critical theory, but also welcomes re ...

Asian studies

Asian studies is the term used usually in North America and Australia for what in Europe is known as Oriental studies. The field is concerned with the Asian people, their cultures, languages, history and politics. Within the Asian sphere, Asian s ...

Australian studies

Centre for Australian Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun American Association for Australian Literary Studies Australian Studies Centre Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Bengal studies

Bengal studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the Bengali people, culture, language, literature, and history. The focus of this field, which qualifies as area studies and cultural studies, is on Indic Bengalis who ...

Canadian studies

Canadian studies is an interdisciplinary field of undergraduate- and postgraduate-level study of Canadian culture and society, the languages of Canada, Canadian literature, media and communications, Quebec, Acadians, agriculture in Canada, natura ...

China Report

The China Report is a refereed academic journal that provides platform for free expression and discussion of different ideas, approaches and viewpoints which assist a better understanding of China and its East Asian neighbours. It is an indispens ...

Circumpolar studies

Circumpolar studies is an interdisciplinary field of study combining social science and geoscience and involving topics like land, environment, peoples, cultures, and politics in Arctic and Subarctic states, that is, the United States, Canada, De ...

Commissioned survey

A commissioned survey is a kind of archaeological and social survey performed in return for money or goods. Typically, these surveys were conducted in the pre colonial Era, as part of Age of European Enlightenment to study territories before colo ...

Dastur al-Muluk

Dastūr al-Mulūk by Mohammad Rafiʿ Ansāri known as Mirzā Rafiʿā is one of only three surviving administrative handbooks from early 18th-century Safavid Iran and an important research tool for scholars in Iranology. The Persian manuscript was edite ...

Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies

The Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies or IDEO is a basic research centre located in Cairo. Its research field covers the ten first centuries of Islam.

Eskimology

Eskimology or Inuitology is a complex of humanities sciences studying languages, history, literature, folklore, culture, and ethnology of people speaking Eskimo–Aleut languages and Eskimo –Aleut peoples in chronological and comparative context. T ...

Euro-Sinica

Euro-Sinica is a scholarly series, published by the European academic publisher Peter Lang. The series focuses primarily on intercultural and transcultural studies, including intellectual history, of Europe and China. The monograph series was fou ...

European studies

European studies is a field of study offered by many academic colleges and universities that focuses on current developments in European integration. Some programmes offer a social science or public administration curriculum focusing on developme ...

Firdeusi Institute

Firdeusi Institute for Iranian and Persian Studies is a non-for-profit and non-governmental organisation, which scientific and research activity is conducted autonomously, and is not based on political or religious matters. The Institute has been ...

Regional heritage

Regional heritage consists of the natural and cultural environments and associated intangible cultural heritage that is perceived to be of importance in a region. The word" regional heritage” is a parallel to the word world heritage but does not ...

International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies

The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies is a forum designed to enable scholars from different regional and disciplinary backgrounds to debate issues relating to translation and other forms of intercultural communic ...

Khazar University School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Khazar University School of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest academic division at Khazar University and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. The primary language of instruction and res ...

Latin American studies

Latin American studies is an academic and research field associated with the study of Latin America. The interdisciplinary study is a subfield of area studies, and can be composed of numerous disciplines such as economics, sociology, history, int ...

Middle Eastern studies

Middle Eastern studies is a name given to a number of academic programs associated with the study of the history, culture, politics, economies, and geography of the Middle East, an area that is generally interpreted to cover a range of nations in ...

New Zealand studies

New Zealand studies is the academic field of Area studies of New Zealand. Subfields: Economy of New Zealand Politics of New Zealand History of New Zealand Culture of New Zealand Literature of New Zealand Institutions in New Zealand: Victoria Univ ...

Nordic Association for American Studies

The Nordic Association for American Studies is a scholarly society founded in 1959 which aims to promote the study of the United States in the five Nordic countries and to facilitate communication between scholars interested in this field. Member ...

Oriental studies

Oriental studies is the academic field of study that embraces Near Eastern and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages, peoples, history and archaeology; in recent years the subject has often been turned into the newer terms of Middle Easte ...

Ostforschung

Ostforschung is a German term dating from the 18th century for the study of the areas to the east of the core German-speaking region. Traditional Ostforschung has fallen into disrepute with modern German historians as it often reflected Western E ...

Pacific studies

Pacific studies is the study of the Pacific region across academic disciplines such as anthropology, archeology, art, economics, geography, history, linguistics, literature, music, politics, or sociology. In the fields of anthropology and linguis ...

Taiwan studies

Taiwan studies is a multi-disciplinary academic division of area studies focused on studying Taiwan and the people on/in/of Taiwan both on its own and in comparison with other world areas. Academia Sinica, Taiwans national level research institut ...

Western studies (Germany)

Western studies or western research in Germany traditionally refers to area studies concerned with the countries and areas on Germanys western and southwestern borders, including France, the Benelux countries and Switzerland, as well as the weste ...

Aby Warburg Prize

The Aby Warburg Prize is a science prize of the city of Hamburg. It was established in 1979. Since 1980, it is donated by the senate of the city for excellence in the humanities and social sciences. It is named after the Hamburg-born art historia ...

Antonovych prize

Antonovych prize – yearly award given for literary works written in Ukrainian and for research on Ukrainian studies. The award is given by the Omelian and Tetiana Antonovych Foundation since 1981. The size of award is.000 USD. The laureates are c ...

Awards of the British Academy

The British Academy currently awards 18 prizes and medals: General awards: British Academy Medal for academic research that has "transformed understanding" of a field of the humanities or social sciences The Presidents Medal for "outstanding serv ...

British Academy Medal

The British Academy Medal is awarded annually by the British Academy to up to three individuals or groups. It is awarded for "outstanding achievement that has transformed understanding of a particular subject or field of study in. any branch of t ...

Farabi International Award

The Farabi International Award is given annually by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to humanities. Farabi Award winners become a member of Irans National Elites Found ...

Gertrude Lippincott Award

The Gertrude Lippincott Award is an annual award for the best English-language article in the field of dance studies. Previously it was awarded by the Society of Dance History Scholars; since 2017 it has been awarded by the Dance Studies Associat ...

Herder Prize

The Herder Prize, named after the German philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder, was a prestigious international prize awarded every year to scholars and artists from Central and Southeast Europe whose life and work have contributed to the cultural ...

Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy

It is awarded in two categories: humanities and natural sciences. The Emperor and Empress visit the awarding ceremony and present a vase to the awardees.

Jefferson Lecture

The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities is an honorary lecture series established in 1972 by the National Endowment for the Humanities. According to the NEH, the Lecture is "the highest honor the federal government confers for distinguished intel ...

Katharine Briggs Folklore Award

The Katharine Briggs Folklore Award is an annual book prize awarded by The Folklore Society in honour of Katharine Mary Briggs. The prize is designed to promote the study of folklore and improve the standard of folklore publications in Britain an ...

Kluge Prize

The John W. Kluge Prize for the Study of Humanity is awarded since 2003 for lifetime achievement in the humanities and social sciences to celebrate the importance of the Intellectual Arts for the public interest.

Medlicott Medal

The Medlicott Medal for Service to History is awarded annually by the Historical Association. The award is named for William Norton Medlicott, and was first made in 1985.

Meister Eckhart Prize

The Meister Eckhart Prize is a biannual award consisting of a prize of €50.000 given to "thinkers who produce high-quality work on the subject of identity" by the Identity Foundation. The prize is named after Meister Eckhart, a German theologian, ...

Molson Prize

The Thomas Henry Pentland Molson Prize for the Arts is awarded by The Canada Council for the Arts. Two prizes are awarded annually to distinguished individuals. One prize is awarded in the arts, one in the social sciences and humanities. The priz ...

National Humanities Medal

The National Humanities Medal is an American award that annually recognizes several individuals, groups, or institutions for work that has "deepened the nations understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens engagement with the humanitie ...

National Prize for Humanities and Social Sciences (Chile)

The National Prize for Humanities and Social Sciences was created in Chile in 1992 under Law 19169. It is granted "to the humanist, scientist, or academic, who has distinguished himself for his contribution in the field of Human Sciences". The hi ...

Preis der Stadt Wien fur Geisteswissenschaften

Preis der Stadt Wien fur Geisteswissenschaften is a prize of the city of Vienna, Austria, awarded annually since 1947 for outstanding contributions in the humanities. It is worth 8.000 Euros to the winner.

President's Medal (British Academy)

The Presidents Medal is awarded annually by the British Academy to up to five individuals or organisations. It is awarded for "outstanding service to the cause of the humanities and social sciences". It cannot be awarded to Fellows of the British ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson Award

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Award is a non-fiction literary award given by the Phi Beta Kappa society, the oldest academic society of the United States, for books that have made the most significant contributions to the humanities. Albert William Lev ...

Richard W. Lyman Award

The Richard W. Lyman Award was presented for five years, from 2002 to 2006, by the National Humanities Center. It recognized scholars who have advanced the humanities through the use of information technology, and was given only to male recipient ...

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