Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Current Year — USC Institute of Armenian Studies

ARMENIAN DIASPORA(S) IN MOTION: Places, Stakeholders and Practices in the 21st Century ~ Thursday and Friday, March 14-15, 2024 ~ In-Person Event

ARMENIAN DIASPORA(S) IN MOTION: Places, Stakeholders and Practices in the 21st Century ~ Thursday and Friday, March 14-15, 2024 ~ In-Person Event

The objective of this two-day international conference will be to reflect on these contemporary reshapings of the Armenian diaspora(s), revealing their diversity and the new dynamics at work. The colloquium will be video recorded for later release. The proceedings of the conference will be published in Études arméniennes contemporaines, the bilingual journal of the AGBU Nubar Library.

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ARMENO-INDICA: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity ~ Friday/Saturday, March 17-18, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom

ARMENO-INDICA: Four Centuries of Togetherness and Familiarity ~ Friday/Saturday, March 17-18, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom

Gathering an international group of scholars, Armeno-Indica explores the Indo-Armenian saga in South Asia from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries. Themes to be explored include the connected economic, literary, legal, and political histories of Armenians and Indians in South Asia and beyond across the waters of the Indian Ocean. The keynote for the conference will be delivered by Professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam.

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TECHNOLOGIES OF COMMUNICATION AND ARMENIAN NARRATIVE PRACTICES THROUGH THE CENTURIES: International Conference ~ Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2022 ~ IN Person

TECHNOLOGIES OF COMMUNICATION AND ARMENIAN NARRATIVE PRACTICES THROUGH THE CENTURIES: International Conference ~ Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2022 ~ IN Person

Focusing on technologies of communication (i.e., manuscripts, print, visual, and digital media) the Technologies of Communication and Armenian Narrative Practices Through the Centuries: International Conference aims to foster an interdisciplinary conversation with researchers working across historical periods around the question of how technologies of communication have impacted Armenian narrative style and practices (such as modes of storytelling, narrative structure, and exegetical principles), and reversely how Armenian narrative practices have shaped each new technology.

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Traditional Armenian Art Forms in Contemporary Contexts ~ Saturday, March 13, 2021, Live on Zoom

Traditional Armenian Art Forms in Contemporary Contexts ~ Saturday, March 13, 2021, Live on Zoom

Panel 6 of the 2021 UCLA Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies ~ Traditional Armenian Art Forms in Contemporary Contexts

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Defining and Refining the Characteristics of Diasporan Identity ~ Saturday, March 6, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Defining and Refining the Characteristics of Diasporan Identity ~ Saturday, March 6, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Panel 5 of the 2021 UCLA Armenian Studies Graduate Student Colloquium: Defining and Refining the Characteristics of Diasporan Identity 

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