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A LOOK BACK, A LOOK AHEAD: A Conversation with Prof. Taner Akçam ~ Tuesday, April 12, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A LOOK BACK, A LOOK AHEAD: A Conversation with Prof. Taner Akçam ~ Tuesday, April 12, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

As he prepares to depart from his position as Kaloosdian-Mugar Chair in Armeni-an Genocide Studies at Clark University to become the inaugural director of the Armenian Genocide Research Program within the Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, Akçam will engage in a conversation with NAASR Academic Director Marc A. Mamigonian that will touch on such topics as the evolution of Akçam’s work, the history and development of Armenian Genocide Studies, the challenges facing the field, and his plans for the future in his new role.

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RESTITUTION OF PROPERTIES IN TURKEY AFTER 100 YEARS ~ Thursday, April 7, 2022 ~ In Person / On Zoom/YouTube

RESTITUTION OF PROPERTIES IN TURKEY AFTER 100 YEARS ~ Thursday, April 7, 2022 ~ In Person / On Zoom/YouTube

Turkish authorities have confiscated assets belonging to non-Muslim foundations and individuals—from the beginning of the 20th Century until the 2000s—thereby eroding their capacity to serve and support their communities. There have been some positive developments since 2000.

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ANBARDELI ZABEL / UNSTOPPABLE ZABEL / Անպարտելի Զապէլը: A Reading ~ Saturday, April 2, 2022 ~ In Person Event

ANBARDELI ZABEL / UNSTOPPABLE ZABEL / Անպարտելի Զապէլը: A Reading ~ Saturday, April 2, 2022 ~ In Person Event

All ages will enjoy this compelling picture-book biography of the writer and social justice activist Zabel Yessayan, read in Western Armenian by Dr. Lisa Gulesserian, who teaches Western Armenian and Armenian culture courses at Harvard University.

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THE UKRAINE WAR AND ARMENIA(NS): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions ~ Thursday, March 31, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE UKRAINE WAR AND ARMENIA(NS): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions ~ Thursday, March 31, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Panelists discuss The Ukraine War and Armenia(ns): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions.

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EVER-CHANGING BORDERS OF ARMENIA IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES: The Cartographic Record ~ Saturday, March 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

EVER-CHANGING BORDERS OF ARMENIA IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES: The Cartographic Record ~ Saturday, March 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 12:00pm Eastern / 9:00am PacificLive on Zoom. Registration is required and free.Livestream on NAASR's YouTube channel Armenian Studies.This program is made possible through the generous support of the Dadourian Foundation.PRESENTERROUBEN GALICHIAN, Author of Historic Maps of Armenia: The Cartographic Heritage and other worksExploring maps of Armenia’s changing borders over time reveals significant aspects of Armenian history, culture, and geography from ancient times to the present and is critical to the current territorial debate. The 44-day war waged by Azerbaijan and Turkey against Armenia and Artsakh in the fall of 2020 and the ongoing clashes have...

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