Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year

FRIDTJOF NANSEN: Humanitarianism and the Armenian Question in the Interwar Period ~ Sunday, October 2, 2022 ~ Hybrid Event

FRIDTJOF NANSEN: Humanitarianism and the Armenian Question in the Interwar Period ~ Sunday, October 2, 2022 ~ Hybrid Event

Dr. Roy Knocke sheds light on Nansen humanitarian merits during the interwar period, especially on his commitment for the Armenians, a people to whom he admiringly dedicated one of his last books Gjennem Armenia in 1927 (translated as Armenia and the Near East in 1928).

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Ghazaros Aghayan's ANAHID: Storytelling in Western and Eastern Armenian ~ October 1, 2022 ~ In Person

Ghazaros Aghayan's ANAHID: Storytelling in Western and Eastern Armenian ~ October 1, 2022 ~ In Person

At NAASR, Meghri Dervartanian and Mary Galstian will tell the story of "Anahid" in both Western and Eastern Armenian, followed by a fun activity.

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THE NEIGHBORHOOD EFFECT: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia ~ Thursday, September 29, 2022 ~IN Person/Zoom/YouTube

THE NEIGHBORHOOD EFFECT: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia ~ Thursday, September 29, 2022 ~IN Person/Zoom/YouTube

Why are certain regions of the world mired in conflict? And how did some regions in Eurasia emerge from the Cold War as peaceful and resilient? Why do conflicts ignite in Bosnia, Donbas, and Damascus—once on the peripheries of mighty empires—yet other postimperial peripheries like the Baltics or Central Europe enjoy quiet stability? In The Neighborhood Effect: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia (Stanford Univ. Press, 2022), Anna Ohanyan argues for the salience of the neighborhood effect: the complex regional connectivity among ethnic-religious communities that can form resilient regions.

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A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Dennis Papazian's journey is a classic American immigrant tale. Through it all, he shares his wit, resilience, keen sense of perception, and vision, as well as the memorable characters he meets along the way, as he reflects on his consequential, eventful, and at times surprising life. It is a story that will inspire and give hope to all who join him on his journey.

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ENFORCING INTERNATIONAL LAW: Challenges and Lessons ~ Thursday, September 22, 2022 ~ Hybrid Event

ENFORCING INTERNATIONAL LAW: Challenges and Lessons ~ Thursday, September 22, 2022 ~ Hybrid Event

In this public forum, Dr. Yeghishe Kirakosyan will discuss the implications of this case and the court’s ruling and share insights into the procedures of the International Court of Justice. Introductory remarks will be offered by Karnig Kerkonian, an international lawyer and professor of international law, who also serves on the Armenian delegation to the International Court of Justice in the case.

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