Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Current Year — UCLA Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies

“Medieval Knowledge” in Medieval Times in the Mediterranean: An Example of the Kingdom of Cilician Armenia ~ Thursday, May 23, 2024 ~ In-Person (UCLA) and On Zoom

“Medieval Knowledge” in Medieval Times in the Mediterranean: An Example of the Kingdom of Cilician Armenia ~ Thursday, May 23, 2024 ~ In-Person (UCLA) and On Zoom

The main focus of this research is the transformations of spatial and temporal perceptions, communications, and material capital in the Mediterranean environment during the 12th-14th centuries, which had a direct impact on the transformations of the societies of both Western European and Eastern Mediterranean countries.

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(Re)Connecting with Western Armenia: A Symposium in Honor of Armen Aroyan ~ Sunday, May 19, 2024 ~ In-Person (Ararat-Eskijian Museum) and on Zoom

(Re)Connecting with Western Armenia: A Symposium in Honor of Armen Aroyan ~ Sunday, May 19, 2024 ~ In-Person (Ararat-Eskijian Museum) and on Zoom

We offer this symposium, featuring a distinguished and diverse group of researchers, in recognition of Armen Aroyan’s tireless dedication to (re)connecting the descendants and survivors of the Armenian Genocide as well as other interested individuals to these lands.

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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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