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CRISIS IN THE CAUCASUS: Nagorno-Karabakh Under Siege ~ Monday, October 12, 2020, LIVE on Zoom/Facebook

CRISIS IN THE CAUCASUS: Nagorno-Karabakh Under Siege ~ Monday, October 12, 2020, LIVE on Zoom/Facebook

As the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict continues, three diverse experts come together to discuss the crisis today, the history of yesterday, and the actions of tomorrow.

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THE KARABAGH WAR: History, Context, Implications ~ Wednesday, October 7, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom

THE KARABAGH WAR: History, Context, Implications ~ Wednesday, October 7, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom

On September 27, 2020, the government of Azerbaijan backed by Turkey dramatically escalated the conflict with Armenians in the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh. Why is this happening now? What is at stake? What are the global implications? What could happen next?

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From the Original Birds’ Nest Orphanage in Sidon to Present Day Sanjak Camp with Misak Kelechian ~ Sunday, September 20, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

From the Original Birds’ Nest Orphanage in Sidon to Present Day Sanjak Camp with Misak Kelechian ~ Sunday, September 20, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020, at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific LIVE on Zoom. Registration is required and free. LIVE Stream on the NAASR YouTube channel Armenian StudiesMisak Kelechian will present a visual tour of two sites of great importance to Armenians who settled in Lebanon as refugees in the 1920s and 1930s: the Birds’ Nest orphanage and Sanjak Camp.The “Birds’ Nest” (Trchnots Pooyn) orphanage in Lebanon became home for 400 orphans whose lives were being rebuilt after having been expelled from Turkey following World War I. The Danish Mission-ary Maria Jacobsen rented a palace for her 400 toddlers and it...

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WHEN WAS THE DECISION MADE TO ANNIHILATE THE ARMENIANS? with Taner Akçam ~ LIVE on Zoom ~ Monday, September 14, 2020

WHEN WAS THE DECISION MADE TO ANNIHILATE THE ARMENIANS? with Taner Akçam ~ LIVE on Zoom ~ Monday, September 14, 2020

In this presentation, Professor Taner Akçam will introduce some newly unearthed documents from the Ottoman archives in Istanbul that indicate that the first decision to exterminate Armenians was taken on December 1, 1914, well before most scholars in the field ever suggested.

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BEDROS KELJIK'S ARMENIAN-AMERICAN SKETCHES: Stories of Armenians in the Early 20th Century~ Sunday, September 27, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

BEDROS KELJIK'S ARMENIAN-AMERICAN SKETCHES: Stories of Armenians in the Early 20th Century~ Sunday, September 27, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

Bedros Keljik’s Armenian-American Sketches, originally published in Armenian in 1944 as Amerigahay Badgerner, is the work of a member of the pioneer generation of Armenian immigrants, and is of both literary and historical significance. Now fully translated into English for the first time and recently published as volume 8 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno, these stories retain their vitality, humor, pathos, and relevance.

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