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Khachkars: Documentation, Preservation, and Continuation

Khachkars: Documentation, Preservation, and Continuation

This program is the third of a series to raise awareness throughout the world about this act of cultural destruction, as well as the artistic, cultural, and religious significance of khachkars through the ages, ongoing efforts at preserving ancient ones still standing, and the art of the khachkar today.

This program was made possible through the generous support of the Dadourian Foundation.

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The Armenian Church of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in Modern Times

The Armenian Church of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in Modern Times

A Lecture by Dr. Ara Sanjian Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan–Dearborn, Director of the Armenian Research Center

CO-SPONSORS
Armenian Center at Columbia University
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Photo by Matthew Karanian

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Khachkars as Worldwide Witnesses of Armenian History, Spirituality, and Art

Khachkars as Worldwide Witnesses of Armenian History, Spirituality, and Art

Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 1:00pm EST/6:00pm GMTOn Zoom and the NAASR YouTube channel Armenian StudiesFEATURINGPATRICK DONABEDIAN, Associate Professor Emeritus of Armenian Studies, Aix-Marseille University, Small Wall Khachkars: A Type Proper to Diaspora CommunitiesDAVID ZAKARIAN, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Pembroke College, University of Oxford, The Inscriptions of Armenian KhachkarsCHRISTINA MARANCI, Arthur H. Dadian and Ara T. Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts University, The Painted Khachkars of Vardges SureniantsMODERATORTHEO van LINT, Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Pembroke College, University of OxfordThis program will be the second in a series to mark the 15-year commemoration of...

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Conflict, Displacement, and COVID-19

Conflict, Displacement, and COVID-19

Join a discussion of Conflict, Displacement and COVID-19 on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on regions affected by war, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East, Africa, and the South Caucasus. The speakers will explore the issue from a historical, human rights, and public health perspective. 

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Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh): The Ceasefire and What Happens Next

Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh): The Ceasefire and What Happens Next

Sunday, November 22, 2020, 1:00pm (Eastern) On Zoom and the NAASR YouTube channel Armenian Studies.FEATURINGMR. ROBERT AVETISYAN, Permanent Representative of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic to the United StatesDR. ANTRANIG KASBARIAN, Director of Development, Tufenkian FoundationDR. ANNA OHANYAN, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill CollegeMODERATORMARC A. MAMIGONIAN, Director of Academic Affairs, NAASRCO-SPONSORSNational Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/ Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian IssuesSociety for Armenian Studies (SAS)

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