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VISHAPAKARS: Dragon Stones of Armenia’s Mountains

VISHAPAKARS: Dragon Stones of Armenia’s Mountains

The mountains of Armenia are home to unique monuments traditionally called by the people vishapakar (dragon stone). The main centers of their distribution are Mount Aragats and the Geghama mountains.

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What Does A Small Nation Know? Armenians and the Wages of Nationalism

What Does A Small Nation Know? Armenians and the Wages of Nationalism

Professor Ronald Grigor Suny explores the benefits and the wages of nationalism, its costs to a small nation, and how it has contributed to the tragic moment the country faces today.

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The Armenians of Musa Dagh: From Obscurity to Genocide Resistance and Fame 1840-1915

The Armenians of Musa Dagh: From Obscurity to Genocide Resistance and Fame 1840-1915

The Armenians of Musa Dagh: From Obscurity to Genocide Resistance and Fame 1840-1915 is a comprehensive history of the people of Musa Dagh, who rose to prominence with their resistance the Genocide in 1915. Dr. Vahram Shemmassian has presented a thorough analysis of the social, cultural, religious, educational, political, and economic history of the six villages which constitute Musa Dagh.

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THE RESISTANCE NETWORK: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918

THE RESISTANCE NETWORK: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918

Henry Theriault and Khatchig Mouradian discuss Mouradian's new book: The Resistance Network. Theriault is the President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. Mouradian is a Lecturer at Columbia University and Armenian and Georgian Specialist at the Library of Congress.

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The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival

The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival

A virtual film screening and discussion of "The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival," a documentary capturing the way of life in Anatolia, Turkey prior to the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The story is told through the voices of family descendants of the Dildilians, a family of remarkable photographers, and supplemented with historical photographs and documents from the family archive. 

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