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Event Videos — Ararat Eskijian Museum

AN EVENING OF TRIBUTE IN HONOR OF THE LATE PROF. VAHAKN DADRIAN

AN EVENING OF TRIBUTE IN HONOR OF THE LATE PROF. VAHAKN DADRIAN

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
DR. TANER AKÇAM: Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program at the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute
DR. RICHARD HOVANNISIAN: Historian, Professor Emeritus at UCLA
DR. LUSINE SAHAKYAN: Director, Department of Armenian-Ottoman Relations Institute, Yerevan State University

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

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

Having launched a new exhibit from the Armenian Image Archive, the panelists 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.

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DEBUNKING MYTHS ON THE ROAD TO A SUSTAINABLE ARMENIA: A Discussion About Leadership, Cynicism, and Priorities

DEBUNKING MYTHS ON THE ROAD TO A SUSTAINABLE ARMENIA: A Discussion About Leadership, Cynicism, and Priorities

Join Dr. Irina Ghaplanyan, author of Post-Soviet Armenia: the New National Elite and the New National Narrative, for a discussion about leadership, cynicism, and priorities. This is the third program in the What’s Next series of discussions on the post-war Armenian Reality.

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THE VISHAP: From Fairy Tale to Reality

THE VISHAP: From Fairy Tale to Reality

Illustrated lecture on documenting and preserving the dragon-stones of Armenia from the 2nd millennium BCE by Dr. Arsen Bobokhyan— PI of this project

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A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory

A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory

In this talk, Dr. Bertram describes how, with luggage filled with stories heard from their own family members, including those transmitted through the songs they sang, the dances they danced, the foods they made, and even through their screams in the night, pilgrims understood that they were visiting a sacred landscape, albeit one violated by the profane. In this fraught yet transcendent place, pilgrims invent a series of rituals so that village by village, town by town, or even house by house, they ritually connect with their own ancestors, and, as they stand on their own ancestral land, allow them to be a part of their personal story in the present.

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