Event Videos — Hamlet Petrosyan

Khachkars: Documentation, Preservation, and Continuation

Khachkars: Documentation, Preservation, and Continuation

This program is the third of a series to raise awareness throughout the world about this act of cultural destruction, as well as the artistic, cultural, and religious significance of khachkars through the ages, ongoing efforts at preserving ancient ones still standing, and the art of the khachkar today.

This program was made possible through the generous support of the Dadourian Foundation.

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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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