NAASR 65th Anniversary Essay Contest co-winner Gurgen Tatevosyan. Mr. Tatevosyan was co-winner of the NAASR-sponsored essay contest for undergraduate students centering on the transformative power of education at the core of NAASR’s mission and the life of Dr. Vartan Gregorian, after whom NAASR’s new world headquarters is named.
Highlights of the NAASR Gala celebrating the 65th anniversary of the organization and the dedication of the new NAASR World Headquarters in Belmont, Massachusetts which is named in honor of Dr. Vartan Gregorian.
At a time when there is great concern over the apparent decline of liberal democracy around the world, in 2018 Armenia seemed to be a notable exception and was hailed as “badly needed good news for democracy” by the Washington Post.
Slash and Burn: How Two Manuscripts Survived a Violent Past with Dr. Sylvie Merian April 18, 2018, at Tufts University
When Raphael Lemkin coined the term genocide he defined not only the intent to destroy a group of people but the deliberate aim of erasing their cultural legacy. Dr. Sylvie Merian focuses on two manuscripts now held at Harvard University's Houghton Library. Both manuscripts were violently attacked during the 1894-1896 Hamidian massacres in the Ottoman Empire.