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STATIONS OF THE CROSS ON THE VIA DOLOROSA, 1875-2022: A Photographic and Archaeological Journey

Ararat Eskijian Museum Armenian Film Foundation Jack Persekian Joseph Malikian NAASR Shimon Gibson UCLA Library UCLA Narekatsi Chair UCLA Promise Armenian Institute UCLA Richard Hovannisian Chair in Modern Armenian History

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 1:00pm EDT/10:00am PDT
On Zoom and the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute YouTube channel.

JOSEPH MALIKIAN, PhD: Exhibition Curator, Armenian Image Archive
JACK PERSEKIAN: Photographer
SHIMON GIBSON, PhD: Archaeologist, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Launching a new exhibit from the Armenian Image Archive, the panelists will explore the fourteen "Stations of the Cross" along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem, highlighting photographs from the Bonfils Studio in 1875 and new images from photographer Jack Persekian, taken specifically for this exhibit. Also included is a survey of the archaeological evidence regarding the presumed burial site of Jesus of Nazareth by Professor Shimon Gibson of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Armenian Film Foundation
UCLA Promise Armenian Institute

Ararat-Eskijian Museum
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
UCLA Library
UCLA Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies
UCLA Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History

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