Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year — UCLA Promise Armenian Institute

AN EVENING OF TRIBUTE IN HONOR OF THE LATE PROF. VAHAKN DADRIAN ~ Sunday August 7, 2022 ~ IN Person

AN EVENING OF TRIBUTE IN HONOR OF THE LATE PROF. VAHAKN DADRIAN ~ Sunday August 7, 2022 ~ IN Person

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
DR. TANER AKÇAM: Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program at the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute
DR. RICHARD HOVANNISIAN: Historian, Professor Emeritus at UCLA
DR. LUSINE SAHAKYAN: Director, Department of Armenian-Ottoman Relations Institute, Yerevan State University

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STATIONS OF THE CROSSON THE VIA DOLOROSA, 1875-2022: A Photographic and Archaeological Journey ~ Wednesday, June 29, 2022 ~ On Zoom

STATIONS OF THE CROSSON THE VIA DOLOROSA, 1875-2022: A Photographic and Archaeological Journey ~ Wednesday, June 29, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Launching a new exhibit from the Armenian Image Archive, the panelists will explore the fourteen "Stations of the Cross" along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem, highlighting photographs from the Bonfils Studio in 1875 and new images from photographer Jack Persekian,

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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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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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