Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year — UCLA Richard Hovannisian Chair in Modern Armenian History

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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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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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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