In this online presentation Dr. Ümit Kurt discussed the new publication Armenians and Kurds in the Late Ottoman Empire(Armenian Series of the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, 2020), co-edited with Ara Sarafian.
The First Republic of Armenia and Its Importance Today Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian December 3, 2015 at the First Armenian Church of Belmont, Belmont, MA
Organizer National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Co-Sponsors Armenian Assembly of America Armenian National Committee, Eastern Massachusetts First Armenian Church Hamazkayin Armenian Cultural and Educational Society
Hidden for centuries under whitewash, the paintings of the apse of Ani Cathedral, one of the most famous of Armenian churches, were barely known by scholars. Image software technology has now brought many more details of the composition to light, enough to identify the scene as a beautiful Vision of Ezekiel. It has also revealed an apse inscription on the south wall.
The Adana Massacres of April 1909 took the lives of more than 20,000 Armenians in the province of Adana and elsewhere in Armenian-inhabited areas of the Ottoman Empire. In addition to the appalling loss of life and property, the massacres were a bitter blow to the Armenians who had expressed such optimism at the Young Turk Revolution of 1908. Many see in these massacres an indication of what was to come in the genocide of 1915.