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18th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies ~ Friday, February 7, 2020

18th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies ~ Friday, February 7, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020, 9:30 am - 7:00 pmUCLA Royce Hall, Room 314 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90095PROGRAM 9:30 – 10:00 am BREAKFAST10:00 – 10:10 am OPENING REMARKSAnatolii Tokmantcev, Director of the 2020 Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLADr. S. Peter Cowe, Narekatsi Professor of Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLAPANEL 1: Homeland and Diaspora: Displacement and its EffectsChair: Armen Adamian, Ethnomusicology, UCLA10:10 – 10:30 amAni Shahinian, “The Martyrdom of Awag Salmastec‘i (1390): An Inquiry into Business Relations Between Christians-Muslims in Salmast, Persia and Bałeš, Lake Van Region in Late Medieval Armenia” (University of Oxford)10:30...

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THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE with Prof. Harry Harootunian ~ Thursday, February 13, 2020

THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE with Prof. Harry Harootunian ~ Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:00-8:30 pmWeatherhead East Asian Institute420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027Conference Room 918 (9th floor)In the 1910s historian Harry Harootunian's parents Ohannes and Vehanush escaped the mass slaughter of the Armenian genocide, making their way to France, where they first met, before settling in suburban Detroit. Although his parents rarely spoke of their families and the horrors they survived, the genocide and their parents' silence about it was a permanent backdrop to the Harootunian children's upbringing. In The Unspoken as Heritage Harootunian—for the first time in his distinguished career—turns to his personal life and family heritage...

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THE ARMENIAN-AMERICAN PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE ~ Thursday, February 13, 2020

THE ARMENIAN-AMERICAN PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE ~ Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:30-9:30 pm Batmasian Hall, NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 A reception will take place after the program in the Shahinian Solarium. What role does the Armenian-American press serve today? Whom does it serve? What does its future look like? Join us for lively discussion of these and other issues.FEATURINGLeeza Arakelian, Assistant Editor, Armenian WeeklyAlin Gregorian, Editor, Armenian Mirror-SpectatorStephen Kurkjian, Pulitzer Prize winner, Boston Globe and NAASR Board Member MODERATORNAASR Board Member Stepan PiligianEarly Armenian immigrants created institutions in their new hometowns in America—among them churches, clubs, and political organizations which became focal...

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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION IN ARMENIA ~ A Conversation with Prof. Ani Aprahamian, Sunday, January 12, 2020

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION IN ARMENIA ~  A Conversation with Prof. Ani Aprahamian, Sunday, January 12, 2020

Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Ararat-Eskijian Museum—Sheen Chapel 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 Professor Ani Aprahamian was appointed Director of A.I. Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory (Yerevan Physics Institute) in April 2018. She is the first woman and the first diasporan Armenian to hold this important position. Prof. Aprahamian was born in Lebanon, and is a descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors. She holds a B.A. and Ph.D. from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. Professor Aprahamian has over 200 invited talks at various National and International Conferences and over 200 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, etc. She...

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Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: Panel Discussion ~ Sunday, December 8, 2019

Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: Panel Discussion ~ Sunday, December 8, 2019

Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: The Balance of the Unbalanced? 7:00-9:00 pm, Sunday, December 8, 2019 Harvard University, Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, AGBU NE and NAASR invite you to a panel discussion with world experts on Dec. 8th 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Harvard University.     Panel Participants Dr. Ohannes Kılıçdağı completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University. He current serves as the Coordinator of...

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