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CRISIS IN THE CAUCASUS: Nagorno-Karabakh Under Siege ~ Monday, October 12, 2020, LIVE on Zoom/Facebook

CRISIS IN THE CAUCASUS: Nagorno-Karabakh Under Siege ~ Monday, October 12, 2020, LIVE on Zoom/Facebook

As the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict continues, three diverse experts come together to discuss the crisis today, the history of yesterday, and the actions of tomorrow.

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TRANSITION TREMORS: Armenia Two Years After the Velvet Revolution ~ Live on Zoom/Live stream on YouTube ~ Saturday, August, 22, 2020

TRANSITION TREMORS: Armenia Two Years After the Velvet Revolution ~ Live on Zoom/Live stream on YouTube ~ Saturday, August, 22, 2020

In 2018, a democratic breakthrough via mass-scale nonviolent disobedience campaign brought down Armenia’s competitive, soft authoritarian system headed by then President-turned-Prime Minister Serj Sargsyan. Since then, the country continues to face challenges to consolidate its still fragile democracy. 

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ARMENIA REPORT: Flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Border ~ Thursday, July 23, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube

ARMENIA REPORT: Flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Border ~ Thursday, July 23, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube

Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College Dr. Anna Ohanyan moderates a panel discussion on the flare-up on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border with panelists Antranig Kasbarian, Arsen Kharatyan, and Maria Tititzian. This webinar sponsored by the NAASR / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues. 

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THE RUINS OF ANI: From Sacred Landscape to Political Soil with Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun ~ Thursday, February 27, 2020

THE RUINS OF ANI: From Sacred Landscape to Political Soil with Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun ~ Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm NAASR Batmasian Hall, 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 Join us in NAASR's Batmasian Hall for a presentation by Peter Balakian, editor and Aram Arkun, translator of The Ruins of Ani by Krikor Balakian.   From the tenth to the thirteenth centuries, the city of Ani was the jewel of the Armenian kingdom, renowned far and wide for its magnificent buildings. By the fifteenth century, Ani was virtually abandoned, its stunning buildings left to crumble. Yet its ruins have remained a symbol of cultural accomplishment that looms large in the Armenian imagination. Today, Ani...

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