Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year — UCLA Promise Armenian Institute

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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1860 GESARIA (KAYSERI) TO LOS ANGELES 2022: Mapping Culture & Sharing Stories ~ February 26-27, 2022 ~ In Person/On Zoom

1860 GESARIA (KAYSERI) TO LOS ANGELES 2022: Mapping Culture & Sharing Stories ~  February 26-27, 2022 ~ In Person/On Zoom

This special two-day, in person and Zoom event will highlight mid-19th century Armenian life and cultural history featured in the newly translated memoir of Setrak Timourian and his family’s migration from Gesaria (Kayseri) to Los Angeles.

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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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AFTERMATH: the Armenian Earthquake of 1988, A Photo Collection by Asadour Guzelian ~ Thursday, November 18, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

AFTERMATH: the Armenian Earthquake of 1988, A Photo Collection by Asadour Guzelian ~ Thursday, November 18, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

The webinar will include an introduction to the Armenian Image Archive (AIA) by Carla Garapedian, Ph.D., a survey by Joseph Malikian, Ph.D., of early Armenian photography which will be a focus of research in the AIA, and a presentation of Asadour Guzelian’s photographs, taken on his two trips to Armenia in 1988 and 1989.

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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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