Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Current Year — UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies

IMAGINING THE PAST: Atrocity Trauma and the Armenian Genocide ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In Person: UCLA

IMAGINING THE PAST: Atrocity Trauma and the Armenian Genocide ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In Person: UCLA

Peter Balakian will discuss how he has worked through filaments of Armenian history to create an inventive body of literature. He will explore how his work has moved across generations in his writing both poetry and memoir about the Armenian Genocide.

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REMEMBERING PROFESSOR RICHARD G. HOVANNISIAN: Looking Back, Moving Forward ~ Saturday, April 6, 2024 ~ In-Person, UCLA/On Zoom + Youtube

REMEMBERING PROFESSOR RICHARD G. HOVANNISIAN: Looking Back, Moving Forward ~ Saturday, April 6, 2024 ~ In-Person, UCLA/On Zoom + Youtube

This all day symposium is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of UCLA Professor Richard G. Hovannisian who was a faculty member at UCLA for over 50 years and was the first holder of the Armenian Educational Foundation Professorial Chair in Modern Armenian History, now named in his honor. 

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OUTCASTING ARMENIANS: Tanizimat of the Provinces ~ Tuesday, March 5, 2024 ~ In Person, UCLA/On Zoom/YouTube

OUTCASTING ARMENIANS: Tanizimat of the Provinces ~ Tuesday, March 5, 2024 ~ In Person, UCLA/On Zoom/YouTube

This hybrid lecture will discuss the pivotal Ottoman era of Tanzimat not just through use of the Ottoman Archives, but also a far less known but just as important source, that of the Armenian Patriarchate.

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21st Annual GRADUATE STUDENT COLLOQUIUM in ARMENIAN STUDIES ~ Friday, February 16, 2024 ~ In-Person

21st Annual GRADUATE STUDENT COLLOQUIUM in ARMENIAN STUDIES  ~ Friday, February 16, 2024 ~ In-Person

This Colloquium is an annual international conference for graduate students in the Humanities/Social Sciences to present research pertaining to all aspects of Armenian studies, including but not limited to language, literature, history, gender studies, sociology, anthropology, economics, and art history.

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EARLY MODERNITY & MOBILITY: Port Cities and Printers Across the Armenian Diaspora, 1512-1800 ~ Tuesday, November 28, 2023 ~ In-Person/On Zoom/YouTube

EARLY MODERNITY & MOBILITY: Port Cities and Printers Across the Armenian Diaspora, 1512-1800 ~ Tuesday, November 28, 2023 ~ In-Person/On Zoom/YouTube

Early Modernity and Mobility explores the disparate yet connected histories of Armenian printing establishments in early modern Europe and Asia. 

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