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BACK TO THE BALLOT BOX: The June Elections in Armenia and the Stakes for Statehood ~ Saturday, May 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

BACK TO THE BALLOT BOX: The June Elections in Armenia and the Stakes for Statehood ~ Saturday, May 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Join us for a discussion with three distinguished experts who will analyze how we got here, what may lie ahead, and what it means for Armenian statehood.

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A CONVERSATION WITH HISTORIANS ÜMIT KURT AND DIRK MOSES ~ Tuesday, May 11, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A CONVERSATION WITH HISTORIANS ÜMIT KURT AND DIRK MOSES ~ Tuesday, May 11, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

“If genocide, as a practice that includes murder and plunder, is orchestrated by a central authority but implemented at the local level,” Ümit Kurt asks, “what is the relationship between local and central authorities?” What are the incentives and motives that lead to mass participation?

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INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Providing an overview of the structure, administration, life, and resistance in concentration camps based on Armenian accounts, Ottoman archives, and western diplomatic records, Mouradian argues that this glaring manifestation of total war, one directed towards the empire’s very own Armenian subjects, constitutes an important moment of transition in the use internment as a weapon of annihilation.

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ST. THOMAS MONASTERY Of KANTZAG ~ Սբ. Թովմաս վանք, Գանձակ ~ Saturday, May 1, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

ST. THOMAS MONASTERY Of KANTZAG ~ Սբ. Թովմաս վանք, Գանձակ ~ Saturday, May 1, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

The ruined monastery of Surp Tovmas (Սուրբ. Թովմաս / St. Thomas), located on the southern shores of Lake Van, is perched in isolation almost halfway up a mountain and north of the village Kantzag (Gandzak), currently Altinsaç, Turkey. Believed to have been built in the 11th century, it is rarely visited because of the difficult ascent to an elevation of 6,600 ft / 2,000 m above sea level.

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IN SEARCH OF 'MONSIEUR PIERRE:' Teotig’s Printed Archive in Exile & the Recovery of Cultural Memory ~ Wednesday, April 28, 2021 ~ On Zoom

IN SEARCH OF 'MONSIEUR PIERRE:' Teotig’s Printed Archive in Exile & the Recovery of Cultural Memory ~ Wednesday, April 28, 2021 ~ On Zoom

In this illustrated presentation, Dr. Davidian follows Teotig’s quest for news and information of his old teacher to its culmination in an article entitled ‘Monsieur Pierre’ («Միւսիւ Բիեռ»), assembled only a few months before his death, and published posthumously in the 1929, and final, edition of his popular Everyone’s Almanac (Ամէնուն տարեցոյցը, 1907-1929).

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