Current Year

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...

For more →


Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7 :00 - 8:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 This lecture explores the issues of deportation, genocide, and property seizure by concentrating particularly on the city of Aintab, focusing on the local historiography, and drawing upon Armenian and Ottoman-Turkish sources, as well as other archival materials. While Aintab’s Armenians were not unique and shared the same painful fate of other Armenian communities across Asia Minor, Aintab provides a microcosm that allows us to examine the local forces...

For more →


Jermaine McCalpin on Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial ~ Thursday, October 17, 2019

Jermaine McCalpin on Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial ~ Thursday, October 17, 2019

Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial Columbia University, Knox Hall Room 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 - 7:30 pm In this talk titled "Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial," Dr. Jermaine McCalpin will discuss the avoidance, denial, and reparations for slavery in the U.S. and the Armenian Genocide in Turkey. Dr. Jermaine McCalpin is currently Chair of the African and African- American Studies Program at New Jersey City University. He received his B.Sc. in Political Science and International Relations and M.Sc. from the University of the West Indies,...

For more →


SAS Conference: Diaspora and 'Stateless Power' ~ October 12-13, 2019

SAS Conference: Diaspora and 'Stateless Power' ~ October 12-13, 2019

Saturday and Sunday, October 12-13, 2019 ~ Rolfe Hall 1200, UCLA  Society for Armenian Studies 45th Anniversary Conference Diaspora and 'Stateless Power': Social Discipline and Identity Formation Across the Armenian Diaspora during the Long Twentieth Century ~ A Conference in Honor of Khachig Tololyan Click here for the full program

For more →


David Gutman on The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915 ~ October 10, 2019

David Gutman on The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915 ~ October 10, 2019

David Gutman, "The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915" Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm, Tufts University, Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA 02155 The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, The Darakjian Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, and the Tufts Armenian Club Present the Second Annual Prof. Charles B. Garabedian Lecture The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915 tells the story of Armenian migration to North America in the late Ottoman period, and Istanbul’s efforts to prevent it. It shows how, just as in the present, migrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were...

For more →