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Event Videos — Ararat Eskijian Museum

Remembrances: The Assassination of Talaat Pasha

Remembrances: The Assassination of Talaat Pasha

Dr. Carla Garapedian, who wrote the preface to this new edition of Remembrances, provides a general introduction and Bedo Demirdjian, translator of the memoir, talks about the challenges of working with this manuscript.

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The Ruins of Ani: A Photographic Journey from 1881 to the Present

The Ruins of Ani: A Photographic Journey from 1881 to the Present

In this webinar, the Promise Armenian Institute marks the launch of a new digital exhibit at the Armenian Image Archive, which explores Kurkdjian’s stereoscopic images of Ani in 1881, taken over a period of five months after he was a photographer for the Russian Army. Dr. Joseph Malikian, curator of this new exhibit, will tell the story of Kurkdjian’s photographic expedition to Ani, and the opposition he encountered from the Russian authorities.

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Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press ~ January 24, 2023

Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press ~ January 24, 2023

Dr. Artyom Tonoyan's talk focuses on some of the most interesting and critical themes emerging from the decades-long Soviet and Russian press coverage of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Picturing the Ottoman Armenian World: Photography in Erzurum, Harput, Van and Beyond

Picturing the Ottoman Armenian World: Photography in Erzurum, Harput, Van and Beyond

The Armenian contribution to Ottoman photography is supposedly well known, with histories documenting the famous studios of the imperial capital, Ottoman Armenian-run establishments that produced Orientalist visions for tourists and images of modernity for a domestic elite.

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Jerusalem and the Armenians: Until the Ottoman Conquest (1516)

Jerusalem and the Armenians: Until the Ottoman Conquest (1516)

Claude Mutafian’s most recent book, Jérusalem et les Arméniens: Jusqu’à la conquête ottomane (1516), presents the relations between Armenia and Jerusalem in their historical and artistic context with an abundance of maps, genealogical charts, and images.

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