Event Videos — Christina Maranci

Getting the Truth Out: Academia, Advocacy, and the War on Armenia(ns)

Getting the Truth Out: Academia, Advocacy, and the War on Armenia(ns)

Academics and advocates each contribute to the effort to promoting the truth about Armenian history as well as present day issues. Each brings a set of strengths and limitations, each speaks to particular (if overlapping) constituencies, and each faces the challenge of being proactive rather than merely reactive when it comes to facing aggressive and unending denial and distortion.

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Khachkars as Worldwide Witnesses of Armenian History, Spirituality, and Art

Khachkars as Worldwide Witnesses of Armenian History, Spirituality, and Art

Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 1:00pm EST/6:00pm GMTOn Zoom and the NAASR YouTube channel Armenian StudiesFEATURINGPATRICK DONABEDIAN, Associate Professor Emeritus of Armenian Studies, Aix-Marseille University, Small Wall Khachkars: A Type Proper to Diaspora CommunitiesDAVID ZAKARIAN, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Pembroke College, University of Oxford, The Inscriptions of Armenian KhachkarsCHRISTINA MARANCI, Arthur H. Dadian and Ara T. Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts University, The Painted Khachkars of Vardges SureniantsMODERATORTHEO van LINT, Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Pembroke College, University of OxfordThis program will be the second in a series to mark the 15-year commemoration of...

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The Armenian Cultural Heritage of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

The Armenian Cultural Heritage of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
CHRISTINA MARANCI, Dadian-Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts University

PRESENTERS
PATRICK DONABEDIAN, Faculty Member, Histoire de l'art et archéologie, Aix-Marseille Université
TAMARA MINASYAN, Matenadaran/Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts (with translation by Sona Baloyan)
HAMLET PETROSYAN, Head of the Department of Cultural Studies of Yerevan State University and Head of Artsakh Archaeological Expedition

Photos: 13th century fresco from Dadivank' (Shahen Mkrtchian, Treasures of Artsakh

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