The world premiere of the recently discovered lost film, “Jackie in the Near East,” a 1924 short film produced by the Near East Relief (NER) and featuring child-star Jackie Coogan, who helped raise millions of dollars in America for orphans of the Armenian Genocide.
Early Modernity & Mobility explores the disparate yet connected histories of Armenian printing establishments in early modern Europe and Asia. From 1512, when the first Armenian printed codex appeared in Venice, to the end of the early modern period in 1800, Armenian presses operated in nineteen locations across the Armenian diaspora.
An evening with Garo Paylan, a leading opposition voice and a human rights defender in Turkey, as he addresses the recent blockade of the Lachin Corridor, the military attack by Azerbaijan, and resulting ethnic cleansing of the entirety of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh, ongoing acts of genocide, and potential steps moving forward.
In this presentation Anahit Khosroeva examines the main similarities and differences between the genocidal atrocities committed against the Armenians and Assyrians under late Ottoman rule. Based on various multilingual archival documents, diplomatic accounts, and eyewitnesses testimonies it can be seen that the crime committed against not only Armenians but also the Assyrians was intended to destroy these people as national, ethnic, racial or religious groups, in whole or in part.