Join Tatul Hakobyan as he deconstructs the events leading up to and following the 44-Day War. The discussion will be in English. Conflict specialist Hakobyan examines why the war started; what transpired on the ground; what were the surprises, if any; and why events unfolded along a trajectory of seemingly endless calamities.
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.
The distinguished panel of Laurence Broers, Anna Ohanyan, Kristin Cavoukian, and Richard Giragosian, moderated by NAASR director of academic affairs Marc Mamigonian present the publication Armenia's Velvet Revolution as well as discuss the promise and the peril facing Armenia’s democratic consolidation, in light of the new post-war realities in the country and the region.