AVASA events

     AVASA is at the centre of a fast series of events, which we describe in this web site. We provide a list here below, and you can read more detailed descriptions in a separate page.

November 5, 2022

ZGy05_Archéologia_612-1

Interview to Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
(Archéologia 612)

October 26, 2022

ZGx26_Workshop_TO-1

Lecture of Prof. G. Buccellati in Turin at the workshop
Wisdom Between East and West: Mesopotamia, Greece and Beyond

October 23, 2022

ASOR

Dr. Hiba Qassar's paper at the "ASOR Annual Meeting 2022"
(Boston, virtual venue)

October 17, 2022

ZGx17_DP

A new paper by Dr. Hiba Qassar on DirittoPolitecnico.it about the "One-on-One" project

October 7, 2022

ZGx07_Music_a

The "Classic Music School" in Qamishli organises an exploration trip to Urkesh/Tell Mozan

October 1, 2022

ZGx01_Ticino7_1

Interview to Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati
on Ticino7

September 24-26, 2022

ZG924_Graz-rL_1

Meeting in Graz (Austria) with Prof. Laerke Recht

September 19 2022

ZG919_UCLA

UCLA Newsroom: paper about G. Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati
Love Among the Ruins

September 17, 2022

ZG917_Graz_1

15th Symposium of the Melammu Project in Graz (Austria)

September 5-12, 2022

ZG905_Beola2_1

Workshop "Beola 2" (September 5-12)

September 1, 2022

ZG901_EAA_1

AVASA/IIMAS awarded the "2022 Institutional Archaeological Heritage Prize"

July 28, 2022

ZG728_Beola_1

Workshop "Beola 1" (July 13-28)

July 19, 2022

ZG719_Balzan

Updating about the "BALZAN Prize"

July 16, 2022

ZG716_gB_mKB

Press review section about the "2021 BALZAN Prize"

July 1, 2022

ZG701_Balzan_Ceremony

BALZAN Prize: official awards ceremony

June 30, 2022

ZG630_Balzan_Forum

BALZAN Prize: interdisciplinary forum

June 29, 2022

ZG629_Avvenire

Interview to Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati on "Avvenire"

June 28, 2022

ZG628_UGR_1

Work in progress for the UGR at the UCLA Lab

June 26-27, 2022

ZG626_Surface_1

Surface finds documentation at Mozan

June 24, 2022

ZG624_Corinth

Participation of the "Corinth School of Music" to the "One-on-One" project

June 22-23, 2022

ZG622_TEFAF

Dr. Samer Abdel Ghafour and the PROTECT-HERITAGE at TEFAF, Maastricht

June 20, 2022

ZG620_Vco24

Interview to Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati ("News 24 VCO")

May 26, 2022

ZG526_Baceno

Presentation by Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati and Giorgio Buccellati
at the grammar school "Innocenzo IX" in Baceno

May 25, 2022

Delle_Donne_UMS7

Volume Urkesh/Mozan Studies 7 (UMS 7) available online
Matteo Delle Donne, Agricoltura, alimentazione e paleoambiente della Jazira siriana tra IV e III mill. a.C. – Le evidenze da Tell Mozan

May 18, 2022

ZG518_OJ2

Digging a new well at Mozan (OJ2)

May 11-16, 2022

ZG511_Beola

Meeting in Beola

May 4-5, 2022

ZG504_UNICATT_1

Humanism and Digitization: Theory and Practical Achievements
Congress at the "Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore", Milano

April 13, 2022

Middle_schools6

Middle Schools Project: Syria and the USA

March 26, 2022

ZG326_1

At the Roots of Tomorrow: elementary students from Syria meet their peers from USA

March 23, 2022

ZG323_A

Visit and music in Tell Mozan

March 7, 2022

ZG307_LCANE

Dr. Hiba Qassar's lecture
"Whose heritage is this? The social role of archaeological patrimony in Syria"

March 6, 2022

ZG306_Midani

Marwan Midani and his son Dan visited the Buccellatis in Los Angeles

March 2, 2022

Amer_4

Amer Ahmad's recent scientific research in Budapest (02/03/2022-02/10/2022)

February 23, 2022

ZG223Samer1

Dr. Samer Abdel Ghafour's talk
"Looting and Illicit Trafficking of Antiquities in the Middle East and North Africa"

February 21, 2022

Urkesh_map

"Urkesh la città di 4500 anni fa"
Podcast on Radio24/"Darwin, l'evoluzione della scienza"
(interview, in Italian, to Prof. Giorgio Buccellati and Prof. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati)

February 4, 2022

ZG204_Balzan2

International Balzan Prize

January 24, 2022

ZG124_1

Snow on Tell Mozan

December 9, 2021

yaM1

Yara Moualla defended her PhD Dissertation

December 3, 2021

ZFz03_ILUCIDARE_Playground

Conference "ILUCIDARE Playground"
Heritage Voices Out!

November 23-26, 2021

ZFy24_Empower_2021

International conference
"EMPOWER 2021: Young Global Citizens Co-Create Culture"

November 16, 2021

ZFy16_Milano_Politecnico

Conference and round table
A Multi-Linear Digital Discourse in Theory and Practice:
The Urkesh Global Record and the Four Banks Project

November 15, 2021

ZFy15_Mantova_Coronomics

International congress
Coronomics and Cultural Heritage in the Middle East

October 24, 2021

ZFx24_1

Article on Alfa&Omega about the "One-on-One" project:
"Di esto en clase, pero que lo cuente Hiro es más real"

October 15, 2021

ZFx15_ILUCIDARE_report_1

"ILUCIDARE Special Prizes 2020 for 'Archaeology for a young future'"
Report by Hiba Qassar

October 12, 2021

ZFx12_ABC_Daesh

"Al Daesh, como a los talibanes, hay que combatirlos con las ideas y la arqueología es útil"
Inteview to Prof. Giorgio Buccellati and Prof. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

September 30, 2021

ZF930_Alfa&Omega

"Con la arqueología, la Biblia no resulta pura retórica"
Inteview to Prof. Giorgio Buccellati and Prof. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

September 24, 2021

JL

Graph representation and network analysis as a comparative tool: a case study in comparative religion

September 22, 2021

GB_Madrid_2021

A multi-linear digital discourse in theory and practice.
An example concerning archaeology and Mesopotamian and biblical religion

September 20-24, 2021

GB_Madrid_2021_Course

Curso para Profesores y Doctorandos
La "Bibbia" in una prospettiva mesopotamica. Storia, storiografia, ermeneutica

September 15, 2021

yM_Events

Yasmine Mahmoud defended her PhD Dissertation
Anthropomorphic figurines, statuettes and jewelry from Urkesh.
An archaeological and historical study

September 7, 2021

Kharobi_et_al_EAA_2021

The Urkesh Global Record (UGR):
Overview & Zoom on the Bioanthropological Data

June 6, 2021

Virtual_tour

Immersive Live Tour
Visit the Ancient City of Urkesh in the Syrian Jezirah

May 12, 2021

Rondine

Urkesh and the Association "Rondine Cittadella della Pace"

April 21, 2021

ASCSA

A new article about the School Project

March 22, 2021

visits

German journalists visiting Urkesh

March 18, 2021

santagata

A new forthcoming online talk: how to participate

March 12, 2021

CCA

The Schools Project meets experts from around the world thanks to Europa Nostra

February 27, 2021

Youtube

The video of the latest conference on Urkesh now available online

February 22, 2021

UCLA

"Cultural Heritage? A Personal-Tale from Tell Mozan in Syria"

February 11, 2021

Bull

A new publication on Urkesh now available on our website

January 14, 2021

Sift

"To Sift or Not to Sift.." at Urkesh

December 5, 2020

DC

"Volume of Studies Honors Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati"

December 1, 2020

DC

"Considering Variation in Ancient Architecture: A Study in Architectural Energetics"

November 11, 2020

BUNEER

"Urkesh beyond Urkesh: Community and Digitality"

November 10, 2020

EHA

"Archaeology for a young future" wins the ILUCIDARE Special Prize 2020 for excellence in Heritage-led International Relations

November 6, 2020

EHA

Award Ceremony for the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes (Europa Nostra)

October 30, 2020

OoO

Significant updates on the AVASA website

October 8, 2020

DelleDonne

“The exploitation of plants at Tell Mozan (NE Syria) in 4th-3rd mill. BC”

September 22, 2020

prize

Mozan/Urkesh Prize for Best Heritage Conservation Paper

September 1, 2020

fire

Fire at Mozan

July 30, 2020

SANEM3

The book in honor of Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati is now available online

July 16, 2020

Kaplan

AVASA participates to a virtual meeting for Europa Nostra/ILUCIDARE

July 02, 2020

maeci

A significant new support for 2020 from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

June 30, 2020

Kaplan

A new project for the youngsters

June 23, 2020

Naples

"Archaeobotanical Research in Ancient Near East. A Glance to the Syrian Kurdistan"

June 16, 2020

Kaplan

Heritage Conservation grant from the Kaplan Fund

June 15, 2020

art

A collaborative project with Nanjing University

June 8-12, 2020

GB_Madrid_2020

Curso para profesorer y doctorandos.
La "Bibbia" in una prospettiva mesopotamica. Storia, storiografia, ermeneutica

June 3, 2020

art

AVASA and the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes in the news

May 28, 2020

art

The School Project shortlisted for one of the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes

May 21, 2020

art

Federico Buccellati appointed Director of the Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project

April 12, 2020

art

Two articles on the excavations at Tell Mozan

March 28, 2020

art

The School Project now includes also high schools

March 3, 2020

art

Students of the "Almaza Khalil" school visit Urkesh

February 23, 2020

art

An assessment of the site presentation panels

February 17, 2020

art

A new beginning for the School Project

February 13, 2020

art

Snow on Urkesh

January 9-11, 2020

art

"Community archaeology in time of war: the Mozan/Urkesh project in northeastern Syria"

January 7, 2020

art

A new book in honor of Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

December 2019

art

"The pride of heritage"

November 2019

art

New articles on Urkesh

November 11, 2019

Father Hofseip

Father Hofseip: a major loss for Qamishli and the region

October 27, 2019

Omo

Bread and yogurt – and healing

October 24, 2019

Aleppo

Urkesh at the re-opening of the Archaeological Museum in Aleppo

October 20, 2019

fB

Urkesh is safe

October 18, 2019

flyer

Updates from Urkesh

October 12, 2019

Jets over the expedition house

October 11, 2019

flyer

War is all around Urkesh

September 13, 2019

The dignity of archaeology

September 11, 2019

flyer

End of maintenance work in J1 area

August 30, 2019

flyer

New webpages added on the AVASA website

July 22, 2019

flyer

The support of our founders: Cariplo, AVSI, Steinmetz

July 12, 2019

flyer

A new introduction to Tell Mozan

July 08, 2019

flyer

Important maintenance work on the wall of the Temple Terrace

June 17, 2019

DelleDonne

Matteo Delle Donne, Agricoltura, alimentazione e paleoambiente della Jazira siriana tra IV e III mill. a.C. – le evidenze da Tell Mozan

May 18, 2019

Cotsen

The exhibit at the Cotsen Institute, UCLA, is now open

May 15, 2019

FU

"Tell Mozan and the possibilities of cultural protection from below"

May 5, 2019

seminar

A research seminar on Urkesh, in Urkesh..

May 2, 2019

CST

A new support for the exhibit "The Millennia for Today"

April 14, 2019

rain

The rain does not stop the visits to the site

April 11, 2019

MesLab

Conservation Students visiting the Mesopotamian Lab

March 14, 2019

Kiel

"Archaeology and Syrian Identity: 'Urkesh Gate', a good Tale from Syria"

March 13, 2019

Villages

Visiting villages

March 13, 2019

Spanish

Spanish Tourists at Urkesh

March 11, 2019

school

Two more schools visiting Urkesh

February 26 - March 12, 2019

UCLA

Digital work at UCLA

February 24-25, 2019

Qam exhibit

New schools visiting Urkesh

February 20, 2019

posters

A new panorama for the Palace

January 10, 2019

Qam exhibit

Heavy rains and sectionsin front of the Temple Terrace

December 19, 2018

desks

A French Delegation visits our exhibition in Damascus

December 9, 2018

Arm in MZ

New visit at Tell Mozan

November 14-17, 2018

Arm in MZ

"Research, Communication, and Identity in Times of Crisis: The Example of Tell Mozan"

November 8, 2018

ZCy08_Museo

Online article on "News 24 Ossola"

November 1, 2018

Qam exhibit

Urkesh in the news

October 28-29, 2018

Arm in MZ

Urkesh at the re-opening of the Archaeological Museum in Damascus

August 31, 2018

Arm in MZ

A new official recognition

August 19-25, 2018

Arm in MZ

Urkesh in Rimini: a successful exhibition

August 2-3, 2018

Arm in MZ

Towards the Meeting: briefing with Yasmine Mahmoud

July 2, 2018

ZC702_Music

The "Classic Music School" in Qamishli visits Urkesh/Tell Mozan (with performance)

July 1, 2018

Arm in MZ

Towards the Meeting: the first encounter with the guides

June 23, 2018

Arm in MZ

"Archaeology for Peace" in Leiden

June 18, 2018

Arm in MZ

Event in San Marino

June 12, 2018

Arm in MZ

Tourists from Spain, Russia and the United Kingdom at Urkesh!

June 11, 2018

Arm in MZ

The end of the awareness campaign

June 7, 2018

Arm in MZ

The kids from the school project meet for the first time

May 21, 2018

Arm in MZ

The awareness campaign in 6 more villages

May 12, 2018

desks

UCLA Cotsen Institute Open House

May 10, 2018

flooding in J2

Flooding in Mozan

April 25, 2018

Arm in MZ

Opening of the exhibition in Qamishli

April 19, 2018

Arm in MZ

Awareness campaign in Simitek Ezzo and Maamarlo

April 18, 2018

Arm in MZ

More teachers-to-be visit Mozan

April 17, 2018

Arm in MZ

The new middle school students visiting the site

April 14, 2018

Arm in MZ

Kids from the Qamishli Orchestra visiting Mozan

April 13, 2018

Arm in MZ

Teachers visiting Mozan

April 5, 2018

Arm in MZ

Awareness campaign in Sabahia

April 4, 2018

Qam1

New middle school students join the program

March 28, 2018

Arm in MZ

"The Urkesh Extended Project: Archaeology for the future"

March 2018

Qam1

The Quamishli middle schools in Urkesh

March 1, 2018

Qam1

Hajji Nasr awareness program

February 22, 2018

Arm in MZ

Awareness program at Topez

February 2018

Arm in MZ

The essays of the Domodossola middle school

January 2018

Arm in MZ

Urkesh at the Qamishli middle school

December 2017

Qam1

Visiting Mozan from Erbil (Iraq)

December 20, 2017

Qam1

Christmas market in Domodossola

December 15, 2017

Qam1

Conferences at the University of Pavia

December 8, 2017

Qam1

Medal of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

December 1, 2017

Qam1

Lecture at the "Urkesh musical group" in Domodossola

November 15, 2017

Qam1

Exhibition and round table on Urkesh in Beirut

October 30, 2017

Qam1

Presentation to the music school of Domodossola

August 2017

Qam1

Federico Buccellati, Three-dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context