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THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees

THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees

Monday, April 18, 2022, 1:00pm EDT / 10:00am, PDTOn Zoom and the Promise Armenian Institute YouTube channel.PRESENTERROBERT SUKIASYAN, PhD, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Promise Armenian InstituteDISCUSSANTRUBEN SAFRASTYAN, PhD, Counselor of Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Armenian National Academy of SciencesDeportation and massacres were the principal methods of exterminating the Ottoman Armenians. In the case of Sivas province, which had one the largest Armenian populations in the empire, the vast majority of the deportees were killed on the way to the Syrian desert. The study of survivor memoirs sheds light on this process while at the same time describing the administration...

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KINDRED VOICES: A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

KINDRED VOICES: A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Kindred Voices explores how the region’s Muslim and Christian poets grappled with the multilingual and multi-religious worlds they inhabited, attempting to impart resonant forms of instruction to their intermingled communities.

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A Look Back, A Look Ahead: A Conversation with Prof. Taner Akçam

A Look Back, A Look Ahead: A Conversation with Prof. Taner Akçam

As he prepares to depart from his position as Kaloosdian-Mugar Chair in Armenian Genocide Studies at Clark University to become the inaugural director of the Armenian Genocide Research Program within the Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, Taner Akçam will engage in a conversation with NAASR Academic Director Marc A. Mamigonian that will touch on such topics as the evolution of Akçam’s work, the history and development of Armenian Genocide Studies, the challenges facing the field, and his plans for the future in his new role.

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THE UKRAINE WAR AND ARMENIA(NS): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions

THE UKRAINE WAR AND ARMENIA(NS): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions

Panelists discuss The Ukraine War and Armenia(ns): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions as of March 31, 2022.

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EVER-CHANGING BORDERS OF ARMENIA IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES: The Cartographic Record

EVER-CHANGING BORDERS OF ARMENIA IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES: The Cartographic Record

Exploring maps of Armenia’s changing borders over time reveals significant aspects of Armenian history, culture, and geography from ancient times to the present and is critical to the current territorial debate. 

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