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Event Videos — USC Institute of Armenian Studies

Armeno-Indica: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity

Armeno-Indica: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity

This international conference celebrates the bicentenary of the founding of Kolkata's famed Armenian College (est. 1821), one of three centers of Armenian higher learning in the diaspora during the nineteenth century and the only one that has survived and is thriving today. Bringing together economic, literary, legal, and cultural historians from India, Armenia, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States, the conference highlights how, beginning in the early modern period and continuing to the present, Armenians have traveled to India to make its distant shores and cultures their own.

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