Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Current Year — UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies

ARMENO-INDICA: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity ~ Friday/Saturday, March 17-18, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom

ARMENO-INDICA: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity ~ Friday/Saturday, March 17-18, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom

Gathering an international group of scholars, Armeno-Indica explores the Indo-Armenian saga in South Asia from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries. Themes to be explored include the connected economic, literary, legal, and political histories of Armenians and Indians in South Asia and beyond across the waters of the Indian Ocean. The keynote for the conference will be delivered by Professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam.

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THE RUINS OF ANI: A Photographic Journey from 1881 to the Present ~ Tuesday, March 7, 2023 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE RUINS OF ANI: A Photographic Journey from 1881 to the Present ~ Tuesday, March 7, 2023 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Ohannes Kurkdjian is regarded as one of the prominent Armenian photographers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best known as the first photographer to capture images of the medieval ruins located in the ancient Armenian capital of Ani.

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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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