Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

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THE ARMENIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ARTSAKH (NAGORNO-KARABAKH) ~ Saturday, November 14, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

THE ARMENIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ARTSAKH (NAGORNO-KARABAKH) ~ Saturday, November 14, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
CHRISTINA MARANCI, Dadian-Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art and Architecture, Tufts University

PRESENTERS
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

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CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa) ~ Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube

CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa) ~ Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube

This NAASR program will be the first of a series to raise awareness throughout the world about this act of cultural destruction, as well as the artistic, cultural, and religious significance of khachkars through the ages, ongoing efforts at preserving ancient ones still standing, and the art of the khachkar today.

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NEW DISCOVERIES AT ANI CATHEDRAL with Christina Maranci ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

NEW DISCOVERIES AT ANI CATHEDRAL with Christina Maranci ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

Hidden for centuries under whitewash, the paintings of the apse of Ani Cathedral, one of the most famous of Armenian churches, were barely known by scholars. Image software technology has now brought many more details of the composition to light, enough to identify the scene as a beautiful Vision of Ezekiel. It has also revealed an apse inscription on the south wall.

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