Sunday, November 22, 2020, 1:00pm (Eastern) On Zoom and the NAASR YouTube channel Armenian Studies.FEATURINGMR. ROBERT AVETISYAN, Permanent Representative of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic to the United StatesDR. ANTRANIG KASBARIAN, Director of Development, Tufenkian FoundationDR. ANNA OHANYAN, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill CollegeMODERATORMARC A. MAMIGONIAN, Director of Academic Affairs, NAASRCO-SPONSORSNational Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/ Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian IssuesSociety for Armenian Studies (SAS)
CHRISTINA MARANCI, Dadian-Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts University
PATRICK DONABEDIAN, Faculty Member, Histoire de l'art et archéologie, Aix-Marseille Université
TAMARA MINASYAN, Matenadaran/Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts (with translation by Sona Baloyan)
HAMLET PETROSYAN, Head of the Department of Cultural Studies of Yerevan State University and Head of Artsakh Archaeological Expedition
Photos: 13th century fresco from Dadivank' (Shahen Mkrtchian, Treasures of Artsakh
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...