Zara Pogossian, alumna of CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies (PhD 2011) has been awarded a prestigious 2019 European Research Center (ERC) Consolidator Grant. Dr Pogossian’s project seeks to establish a new framework for studying the Caucasus, Anatolia and northern Mesopotamia (CAM) between the 9th to 14th centuries. The European Research Council announced the 2019 winners of the ERC Consolidator Grants today. These prestigious grants are awarded to talented early-career researchers to help conduct pioneering research in their fields, and build their own teams. The grants are part of the EU Research and Innovation programme, Horizon 2020.
Entitled ArmEn - Armenia Entangled: Reimagining Cultural Encounters and Connectivity in Medieval Eurasia 9th - 14th Century, the project grant is 2 million euros, the maximum amount awarded by the ERC for such competitions.