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18th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies ~ Friday, February 7, 2020

18th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies ~ Friday, February 7, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020, 9:30 am - 7:00 pmUCLA Royce Hall, Room 314 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90095PROGRAM 9:30 – 10:00 am BREAKFAST10:00 – 10:10 am OPENING REMARKSAnatolii Tokmantcev, Director of the 2020 Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLADr. S. Peter Cowe, Narekatsi Professor of Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLAPANEL 1: Homeland and Diaspora: Displacement and its EffectsChair: Armen Adamian, Ethnomusicology, UCLA10:10 – 10:30 amAni Shahinian, “The Martyrdom of Awag Salmastec‘i (1390): An Inquiry into Business Relations Between Christians-Muslims in Salmast, Persia and Bałeš, Lake Van Region in Late Medieval Armenia” (University of Oxford)10:30...

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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION IN ARMENIA ~ A Conversation with Prof. Ani Aprahamian, Sunday, January 12, 2020

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION IN ARMENIA ~  A Conversation with Prof. Ani Aprahamian, Sunday, January 12, 2020

Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Ararat-Eskijian Museum—Sheen Chapel 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 Professor Ani Aprahamian was appointed Director of A.I. Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory (Yerevan Physics Institute) in April 2018. She is the first woman and the first diasporan Armenian to hold this important position. Prof. Aprahamian was born in Lebanon, and is a descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors. She holds a B.A. and Ph.D. from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. Professor Aprahamian has over 200 invited talks at various National and International Conferences and over 200 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, etc. She...

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Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: Panel Discussion ~ Sunday, December 8, 2019

Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: Panel Discussion ~ Sunday, December 8, 2019

Incitement to Genocide Freedom of Expression and Social Media: The Balance of the Unbalanced? 7:00-9:00 pm, Sunday, December 8, 2019 Harvard University, Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, AGBU NE and NAASR invite you to a panel discussion with world experts on Dec. 8th 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Harvard University.     Panel Participants Dr. Ohannes Kılıçdağı completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University. He current serves as the Coordinator of...

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Dr. Levon Yepiskoposyan on The Genetic Atlas of Historic Armenia, Thursday, November 21, 2019

Dr. Levon Yepiskoposyan on The Genetic Atlas of Historic Armenia, Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building, Batmasian Hall 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 Please join us for the first lecture as we move into our new building. A reception will take place after the program in the Shahinian Solarium. Located at the crossroads of Europe and the Middle East, the Armenian Highland (Historic Armenia) served as a transition corridor for major waves of prehistoric and historic migrations. The genetic history of Armenians as an indigenous population of the region attracts keen scientific interest to resolve the puzzle of ancient Middle Eastern populations’ expansion and...

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Feminist Artists and Writers on Reclaiming Collective Memories in Contemporary Turkey ~ November 20, 2019

Feminist Artists and Writers on Reclaiming Collective Memories in Contemporary Turkey ~ November 20, 2019

Reclaiming Collective Memories in Contemporary Turkey November 20, 2019, 7:00-8:30 pm  Columbia University, Room TBA, New York, NY Join us for a panel discussion on "Reclaiming Collective Memories in Contemporary Turkey" featuring five artists, writers, and scholars. Marianne Hirsch teaches Comparative Literature and Gender Studies at Columbia. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a former President of the Modern Language Association of America. Hirsch’s work combines feminist theory with memory studies, particularly the transmission of memories of violence across generations. Her recent books include The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After...

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