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Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7 :00 - 8:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 This lecture explores the issues of deportation, genocide, and property seizure by concentrating particularly on the city of Aintab, focusing on the local historiography, and drawing upon Armenian and Ottoman-Turkish sources, as well as other archival materials. While Aintab’s Armenians were not unique and shared the same painful fate of other Armenian communities across Asia Minor, Aintab provides a microcosm that allows us to examine the local forces...

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Matthew Karanian Presents A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia ~ Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Matthew Karanian Presents A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia ~ Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia: A celebration of the Armenia that avoided destruction: the monuments, the churches and Armenians who persevered in the face of persecution.Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:45 pmSt. Leon Church Abajian Hall, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410Explore Western Armenia and the First Armenian Republic with author-photographer Matthew Karanian and chart your journey to the ancient Armenian lands of Yerevan, Gyumri, Kars, Ani, Van, Bitlis, Diyarbakir, Erzerum, Kharpert and Sebastia.Join Matthew Karanian as he brings together the power of the Armenian past with its material presence today through a masterful combination of story-telling and...

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Hratch Tchilingirian on Christianity in the Middle East Today ~ Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Hratch Tchilingirian on Christianity in the Middle East Today ~ Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Christianity in the Middle East Today: Challenges Facing Declining Communities ~ a lecture by Dr. Hratch Tchilingirian Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 7:00-8:30 pm  Columbia University, Room TBA,  New York, NY The Middle East is the cradle of Christianity and multi-ethnic Christian communities are amongst the most ancient natives in the region. Four of the five most important hierarchical centres in Christianity are in the Middle East today whose roots go back two millennia. While small in numbers relative to global Christianity, communities in the Middle East have ecclesial significance for the wider Christian world. This talk will discuss the many...

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Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Area ~ Friday Eve - Saturday, November 15-16, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Area ~ Friday Eve - Saturday, November 15-16, 2019

ARMENIAN GENEALOGY CONFERENCE / LA AreaFRIDAY, November 15, 2019: Welcome dinner and networkingSATURDAY, November 16: 8am-9am Check-in and Registration    9am-5pm Conference At the Armenian Mesrobian School, 8420 Beverly Road, Pico Rivera, CA 90660 Click here for Armenian Geneaology Conference website: https://www.armeniangenealogyconference.com/2019-conference/ PROGRAM: Welcome, introductory remarks and overview of the day’s scheduleGeorge Aghjayan and Tracy Rivest KeeneyHistory of Armenian Genealogical Society, the current state, and future direction - George AghjayanGenealogy of Armenian Recipes; Mapping the Armenian Homeland Mari FirkatianA map of any modern-day country will not tell you its history but its food will. Why is mantu made shaped in tiny...

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Armenian Genealogy Conference/Fresno Area ~ Sunday, November 17, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference/Fresno Area ~ Sunday, November 17, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference: Fresno Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:30-4:30 pm Armenian Community Center 2348 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA 93721   SPEAKERS George Aghjayan, Mark Arslan, and Levon Yepiskoposyan   TOPICS Finding Genealogical Resources Researching Kharpert and Kharpertsis Conducting Genetic Research   CO-SPONSORS ARF Fresno Hamazkayin Central Houshamadyan Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives National Association for Armenian Studies and Research - NAASR Western Armenia Committee Click here for flyer

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