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A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Dennis Papazian's journey is a classic American immigrant tale. Through it all, he shares his wit, resilience, keen sense of perception, and vision, as well as the memorable characters he meets along the way, as he reflects on his consequential, eventful, and at times surprising life. It is a story that will inspire and give hope to all who join him on his journey.

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A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Between 2007 and 2015, Carel Bertram traveled with many self-described pilgrims on dozens of homecoming trips led by Armen Aroyan, and A House in the Homeland chronicles what she saw.

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THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees ~ Monday, April 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees ~ Monday, April 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

The deportation stations of Kötü Hanand Hasançelebi will form the focus of the presentation.

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Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ Friday/Saturday January 28-29, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ Friday/Saturday January 28-29, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Examining case studies from Ossetia and Abkhazia in Georgia to Nagorno Karabakh and its surrounding regions and Nakhijevan in Azerbaijan, scholars will present comparative and connective histories of how the historian’s craft and its proponents have been implicated in the incitement of conflict and the destruction of cultural heritage.

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Gender & Intersectionality in Post-Soviet Armenia ~ Friday/Saturday, October 15-16, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Gender & Intersectionality in Post-Soviet Armenia ~ Friday/Saturday, October 15-16, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Friday / Saturday, October 15-16, 2021, at 11am EDT / 8am PDT / 7pm AMTLive on Zoom. Registration is required and free.Livestream on the Zoryan Institute YouTube channel ZI e-Chronicles. This two-day conference, held virtually over Zoom, will provide a platform to discuss and better understand gender-related issues in the present-day Republic of Armenia. PANELS October 15, 2021 ARMENIA'S GENDER TROUBLE: Deconstructing "Anti-Genderism" from Historical, Linguistic, and Socio-Cultural Anthroplogical Perspectives POLITICS AND REPRESENTATION: Uprooting Secism, Racism, and Homophobia in Education, Decision Making, and Public Discourse PANELS October 16, 2021 EQUITY AND EMPOWERMENT: Creating and Distributing Resources Beyond the Gap WAR, TRAUMA,...

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