Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year — UCLA Promise Armenian Institute

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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THE ARMENIANS OF AINTAB: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province ~ Tuesday, October 5, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE ARMENIANS OF AINTAB: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province ~ Tuesday, October 5, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Dr. Ümit Kurt speaks on the topic of his book The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province.

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INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Providing an overview of the structure, administration, life, and resistance in concentration camps based on Armenian accounts, Ottoman archives, and western diplomatic records, Mouradian argues that this glaring manifestation of total war, one directed towards the empire’s very own Armenian subjects, constitutes an important moment of transition in the use internment as a weapon of annihilation.

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THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE: The Armenian Genocide and Its Unaccounted Lives ~ Thursday, April 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom

THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE: The Armenian Genocide and Its Unaccounted Lives ~ Thursday, April 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Harry Harootunian’s The Unspoken as Heritage: The Armenian Genocide and its Unaccounted Lives is an attempt to reach an unattainable history by addressing the experience and memories of his parents, who escaped the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1916 and migrated to the United States to confront the magnitude of a second challenge of adaptation and economic security in an entirely different environment.

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PAGING THROUGH PHOTOS AND SONGS: H. Mark and K. Ghazarosian’s Friendship in Post-Genocide Istanbul ~ Tuesday, April 20, 2021, On Zoom

PAGING THROUGH PHOTOS AND SONGS: H. Mark and K. Ghazarosian’s Friendship in Post-Genocide Istanbul ~ Tuesday, April 20, 2021, On Zoom

Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu and Dr. Melissa Bilal will follow the story of a friendship between two Armenian women in Istanbul that endured the hardships of WWI, the Armenian Genocide, and early republican Turkey’s repressive minority politics. 

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