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CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa)

CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa)

The erasure of Armenian cultural history in Nakhichevan is one of the most underreported acts of cultural destruction in the 21st century. The year 2020 marks the 15-year commemoration of the final phase of this systematic destruction, when in 2005, the Azerbaijani army destroyed with sledgehammers thousands of remaining khachkars in Jugha (Old Julfa) in Nakhichevan, effectively eliminating the last remains of Armenian cultural presence in the region. UNESCO had designated these monuments as Cultural Identity but took no action to protect them.

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PORTRAITS OF UNBELONGING: Photography, the Ottoman State, and the Making of Armenian Emigrants, 1896-1908

PORTRAITS OF UNBELONGING: Photography, the Ottoman State, and the Making of Armenian Emigrants, 1896-1908

Portraits of Unbelonging investigates the history of Ottoman Armenian emigration from the Ottoman east to the United States from the politically fraught and often violent 1890s to the end of Abdülhamid II's reign in 1909.

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ARMENIA REPORT: Flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Border

ARMENIA REPORT: Flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Border

Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College Dr. Anna Ohanyan moderated a panel discussion on the flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border with panelists Antranig Kasbarian, Arsen Kharatyan, and Maria Tititzian. This webinar was sponsored by the NAASR / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues. 

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I ASK YOU, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN ~ A Presentation and Discussion

I ASK YOU, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN ~ A Presentation and Discussion

A presentation and discussion of I Ask You, Ladies and Gentlemen, considering its place among the many memoirs that have been published since its first printing, our presenters discussed why they felt it important to bring the book out in a new edition and what it has to offer today.

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RACIAL INJUSTICE AND RESPONSIBILITY

RACIAL INJUSTICE AND RESPONSIBILITY

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2020 on Zoom and on St. Leon YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2MMUaAX RACIAL INJUSTICE and RESPONSIBILITY ~ A Discussion MODERATOR Dr Henry Theriault, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars DISCUSSANTS Kohar Avakian, PhD Candidate in American Studies at Yale University Dr. Jermaine McCalpin, Chair of African and African American Studies at New Jersey City University Dr. Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and @UCLA The 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies at UCLA When it comes to historical violence and contemporary inequality, none of us are completely innocent. This discussion examined the legacy of racial violence and inequality from...

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