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Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh and the Palimpsests of Conflict, Violence, and Memory

Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh and the Palimpsests of Conflict, Violence, and Memory

Organized by the Armenian Studies Center at UCLA's Promise Armenian Institute, this Zoom-held international conference on the region's troubled history seeks to raise critical awareness of the complex and variegated history behind the current violence. The gathering will be the first of its kind to frame the conflict around its “deep” history, revealing its Soviet, Ottoman, and more recent geopolitical layers.

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TREASURES OF THE EARLIEST CHRISTIAN NATION: Spirituality, Art, and Music in Medieval Armenian Manuscripts

TREASURES OF THE EARLIEST CHRISTIAN NATION: Spirituality, Art, and Music in Medieval Armenian Manuscripts

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3pm Eastern/12pm (noon) Pacific ZOOM and on Society for Armenian Studies You Tube channel Haig Utidjian is an orchestral conductor, chorus master and musicologist. In his native Cyprus he was a pupil of Abp. Zareh Aznaworean of blessed memory, and is a Senior Deacon of the Armenian Church, with research interests in the musicology and theology of the Armenian Hymnal and in the works of St. Gregory of Narek. He was recently decorated with the Komitas medal by the Armenian state and the “Yakob Meghapart” medal by the National Library of Armenia. Dr. Utijian's recent publications...

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