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THE HORRORS OF ADANA: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century ~ Saturday, May 7, 2022 ~ On Zoom

THE HORRORS OF ADANA: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century ~ Saturday, May 7, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Dr. Bedross Der Matossian presents his latest book The Horrors of Adana: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century.

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ARMENIAN COMMUNITIES OF PERSIA / IRAN: History, Trade, Culture ~ Friday, May 6, 2022 ~ In Person / Zoom/YouTube

ARMENIAN COMMUNITIES OF PERSIA / IRAN: History, Trade, Culture ~ Friday, May 6, 2022 ~ In Person / Zoom/YouTube

The boundaries between the Iranian and Armenian worlds were porous in many ways. The Armenian presence in Iran is attested from the Achaemenid centuries to the present. Although the Armenian Iranian community has decreased significantly since the nineteenth century, it still constitutes the most significant Christian element in Iran, finding means to preserve in large measure its religion, language, and traditions and to navigate between Armenian and Iranian identities.

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FROM BOGEYMAN TO HAY KIN: Representations of Armenian Women in Modern Iran ~ Thursday, April 28, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

FROM BOGEYMAN TO HAY KIN: Representations of Armenian Women in Modern Iran ~ Thursday, April 28, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

First Annual Vartan Gregorian Memorial Lecture
This talk is part of a larger book project that explores the history of Iran’s Armenian women from the beginning of Naser al-Din Shah’s reign in 1848 to the 1979 fall of the Pahlavi dynasty.

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WHAT WILL BECOME OF US: Film screening/Discussion~ Wednesday, April 27, 2022 ~ In Person Event

WHAT WILL BECOME OF US: Film screening/Discussion~ Wednesday, April 27, 2022 ~ In Person Event

IN PERSON EVENT: Watertown Free Public Library (Watertown Savings Bank Room) 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472, (617) 972-6431 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 6:00pm Eastern/Film screening, 5:45pm Eastern/PizzaPRESENTERSTEPHANIE AYANIAN, Producer/Director, What Will Become of Us“Their struggle speaks to the many immigrant communities who have experienced trauma. 100 years ago, Armenians were nearly annihilated by genocide. Today, often unrecognized, it remains defining – while the long shadow of the Genocide creates a burden for young Armenian Americans, discouraging them from taking up their culture."“Genocide always casts a long shadow. The greatest challenge for any community that has gone through genocide is to...

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A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Between 2007 and 2015, Carel Bertram traveled with many self-described pilgrims on dozens of homecoming trips led by Armen Aroyan, and A House in the Homeland chronicles what she saw.

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