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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NAGORNO KARABAKH/ARTSAKH and the PALIMPSESTS of CONFLICT, VIOLENCE, and MEMORY ~ Saturday, October 31, 2020 ~ LIVE on ZOOM/YouTube

NAGORNO KARABAKH/ARTSAKH and the PALIMPSESTS of CONFLICT, VIOLENCE, and MEMORY ~ Saturday, October 31, 2020 ~ LIVE on ZOOM/YouTube

Organized by the Armenian Studies Center at UCLA's Promise Armenian Institute, this Zoom-held international conference on the region's troubled history seeks to raise critical awareness of the complex and variegated history behind the current violence. The gathering will be the first of its kind to frame the conflict around its “deep” history, revealing its Soviet, Ottoman, and more recent geopolitical layers.

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BEDROS KELJIK'S ARMENIAN-AMERICAN SKETCHES: Stories of Armenians in the Early 20th Century~ Sunday, September 27, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

BEDROS KELJIK'S ARMENIAN-AMERICAN SKETCHES: Stories of Armenians in the Early 20th Century~ Sunday, September 27, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

Bedros Keljik’s Armenian-American Sketches, originally published in Armenian in 1944 as Amerigahay Badgerner, is the work of a member of the pioneer generation of Armenian immigrants, and is of both literary and historical significance. Now fully translated into English for the first time and recently published as volume 8 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno, these stories retain their vitality, humor, pathos, and relevance.

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THE ARMENIAN EXPERIENCE: Between Memory and History with Dr. Gaïdz Minassian ~ Saturday, September 19, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

THE ARMENIAN EXPERIENCE: Between Memory and History with Dr. Gaïdz Minassian ~ Saturday, September 19, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

An international expert at CERI-Sciences Po, Dr. Gaïdz Minassian has been a journalist at Le Monde since 2001. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science and teaches International Relations at SciencesPo, Paris and is the author of several books on international relations, the South, Caucasus and Armenia.

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NO END IN SIGHT? LEBANON IN RENEWED TURMOIL ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube ~ Wednesday, August 19, 2020

NO END IN SIGHT? LEBANON IN RENEWED TURMOIL ~  Live on Zoom/YouTube ~ Wednesday, August 19, 2020

This panel conversation will try to contextualize the recent developments in Lebanon by looking at the country’s socio-political structure, the role of the Armenian community within that fabric as well as the possible futures of the country and the community. 

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