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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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Armenian Genealogy Conference/Fresno Area ~ Sunday, November 17, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference/Fresno Area ~ Sunday, November 17, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference: Fresno Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:30-4:30 pm Armenian Community Center 2348 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA 93721   SPEAKERS George Aghjayan, Mark Arslan, and Levon Yepiskoposyan   TOPICS Finding Genealogical Resources Researching Kharpert and Kharpertsis Conducting Genetic Research   CO-SPONSORS ARF Fresno Hamazkayin Central Houshamadyan Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives National Association for Armenian Studies and Research - NAASR Western Armenia Committee Click here for flyer

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Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Area ~ Friday Eve - Saturday, November 15-16, 2019

Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Area ~ Friday Eve - Saturday, November 15-16, 2019

ARMENIAN GENEALOGY CONFERENCE / LA AreaFRIDAY, November 15, 2019: Welcome dinner and networkingSATURDAY, November 16: 8am-9am Check-in and Registration    9am-5pm Conference At the Armenian Mesrobian School, 8420 Beverly Road, Pico Rivera, CA 90660 Click here for Armenian Genealogy Conference website. Click here for the Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Welcome Dinner flyer. Click here for the Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA flyer. PROGRAM: Welcome, introductory remarks and overview of the day’s scheduleGeorge Aghjayan and Tracy Rivest KeeneyHistory of Armenian Genealogical Society, the current state, and future direction - George AghjayanGenealogy of Armenian Recipes; Mapping the Armenian Homeland Mari FirkatianA map of any modern-day country...

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Eric D. Weitz on The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States, Thursday, November 14, 2019

Eric D. Weitz on The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States, Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:00-7:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall 207, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States (Princeton University Press, 2019) Once dominated by vast empires, the world is now divided into close to 200 independent countries with laws and constitutions proclaiming human rights—a transformation that suggests that nations and human rights inevitably developed together. But the reality is far more problematic, as Eric Weitz shows in this compelling global history of the fate of human rights in a world of nation-states. Eric D....

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NAASR 65th Anniversary Gala

NAASR 65th Anniversary Gala

Royal Sonesta Hotel Grand Ballroom
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge, MA 02142
6:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION     7:00 PM SEATED DINNER

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