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Event Videos — Armenian Center at Columbia University

PETER BALAKIAN/KATHLEEN OSSIP: Launch of "No Sign"

PETER BALAKIAN/KATHLEEN OSSIP: Launch of "No Sign"

In this new poetry collection, Peter Balakian wrestles with national and global cultural and political realities, including challenges for the human species amid planetary transmutation and the impact of mass violence on the self and culture.

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IN SEARCH OF 'MONSIEUR PIERRE:' Teotig’s Printed Archive in Exile & the Recovery of Cultural Memory

IN SEARCH OF 'MONSIEUR PIERRE:' Teotig’s Printed Archive in Exile & the Recovery of Cultural Memory

In this illustrated presentation, Dr. Davidian follows Teotig’s quest for news and information of his old teacher to its culmination in an article entitled ‘Monsieur Pierre’ («Միւսիւ Բիեռ»), assembled only a few months before his death, and published posthumously in the 1929, and final, edition of his popular Everyone’s Almanac (Ամէնուն տարեցոյցը, 1907-1929).

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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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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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A Conversation with the Bestselling Authors of Suffragette City

A Conversation with the Bestselling Authors of Suffragette City

Join us for a conversation with the bestselling authors of Stories from Suffragette City, featuring Fiona Davis, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Chris Bohjalian, Jamie Ford, and M.J. Rose. Bohjalian's story deals with an Armenian woman who was a survivor of the 1909 Adana massacres and participated in the great Suffragette March in New York City in 1915.

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