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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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THE ARMENIAN EXPERIENCE: Between Memory and History with Dr. Gaïdz Minassian ~ Saturday, September 19, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

THE ARMENIAN EXPERIENCE: Between Memory and History with Dr. Gaïdz Minassian ~ Saturday, September 19, 2020 ~ LIVE on Zoom/YouTube

An international expert at CERI-Sciences Po, Dr. Gaïdz Minassian has been a journalist at Le Monde since 2001. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science and teaches International Relations at SciencesPo, Paris and is the author of several books on international relations, the South, Caucasus and Armenia.

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TRANSITION TREMORS: Armenia Two Years After the Velvet Revolution ~ Live on Zoom/Live stream on YouTube ~ Saturday, August, 22, 2020

TRANSITION TREMORS: Armenia Two Years After the Velvet Revolution ~ Live on Zoom/Live stream on YouTube ~ Saturday, August, 22, 2020

In 2018, a democratic breakthrough via mass-scale nonviolent disobedience campaign brought down Armenia’s competitive, soft authoritarian system headed by then President-turned-Prime Minister Serj Sargsyan. Since then, the country continues to face challenges to consolidate its still fragile democracy. 

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The Armenian Genocide and the 20th Century with Stefan Ihrig ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube ~ Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Armenian Genocide and the 20th Century with Stefan Ihrig ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube ~  Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Armenian Genocide has long been side-lined in the histories of Europe and the world. This poses a whole series of problems for how we understand the past. In this talk, Stefan Ihrig will show how and why the Armenian Genocide was a central event for 20th century world history.

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NO END IN SIGHT? LEBANON IN RENEWED TURMOIL ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube ~ Wednesday, August 19, 2020

NO END IN SIGHT? LEBANON IN RENEWED TURMOIL ~  Live on Zoom/YouTube ~ Wednesday, August 19, 2020

This panel conversation will try to contextualize the recent developments in Lebanon by looking at the country’s socio-political structure, the role of the Armenian community within that fabric as well as the possible futures of the country and the community. 

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