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Event Videos — Nagorno Karabakh

DAY 2: Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus

DAY 2: Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus

Examining case studies from Ossetia and Abkhazia in Georgia to Nagorno Karabakh and its surrounding regions and Nakhijevan in Azerbaijan, scholars present comparative and connective histories of how the historian’s craft and its proponents have been implicated in the incitement of conflict and the destruction of cultural heritage. Topics explored include Soviet nationality policy, the production of national histories for the South Caucasian nationalities, the standardization of curricula of national histories under Soviet and post-Soviet rule, and the destruction of historical monuments

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Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ DAY 1

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ DAY 1

Examining case studies from Ossetia and Abkhazia in Georgia to Nagorno Karabakh and its surrounding regions and Nakhijevan in Azerbaijan, scholars present comparative and connective histories of how the historian’s craft and its proponents have been implicated in the incitement of conflict and the destruction of cultural heritage. Topics explored include Soviet nationality policy, the production of national histories for the South Caucasian nationalities, the standardization of curricula of national histories under Soviet and post-Soviet rule, and the destruction of historical monuments.

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Artak Beglaryan in Conversation with Anna Ohanyan

Artak Beglaryan in Conversation with Anna Ohanyan

Artak Beglaryan, State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and the former Artsakh Human Rights Ombudsman, engages in a conversation with Anna Ohanyan, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College in Massachusetts.

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Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press

Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press

The present collection of articles in Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press—carefully translated, edited, and culled from a vast repository of Russian-language press curated by Artyom Tonoyan—presents in book form for the first time in English some of the most important material that has appeared from 1988 to the present.

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The Armenian Church of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in Modern Times

The Armenian Church of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in Modern Times

A Lecture by Dr. Ara Sanjian Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan–Dearborn, Director of the Armenian Research Center

CO-SPONSORS
Armenian Center at Columbia University
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Photo by Matthew Karanian

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