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Facing Nagorno-Karabakh: An Expert Interview with Marc Mamigonian

Facing Nagorno-Karabakh: An Expert Interview with Marc Mamigonian

"A global pandemic, economic crises, protests for racial justice, wildfires and hurricanes forcing people to flee their homes and businesses, and an impending election in the US. These are just some of the events taking place right now. And, in the midst of this, a violent conflict is taking place between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. It is a humanitarian crisis. We know from history that mass violence does not take place when it is convenient, in peace, when we are prepared to act. It often happens when the world is distracted, when we are busy and exhausted."

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NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

In the midst of constructing its new state-of-the-art headquarters in Belmont, MA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) has also expanded its programs and scholar support worldwide with an unprecedented level of activity in the first half of 2019. Read it in MASSIS Post or continue reading here. Unprecedented Number of ProgramsTo date, in 2019, NAASR has sponsored or co-sponsored 38 programs on a wide variety of subjects and in many locations, the most in its history for a six-month period.  These events have taken place in Massachusetts, California, New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and,...

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NAASR Receives Donation of Rare Books and Periodicals from the Hairenik Association

NAASR Receives Donation of Rare Books and Periodicals from the Hairenik Association

Rare books from the 1800s published by Armenian presses around the world as well as precious bound volumes of Armenian newspapers from the early 1900s and other hard-to-find treasures comprise the notable donation in July from the Hairenik Association of Watertown, MA to the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR). This collection represents a significant addition to NAASR’s Mardigian Library and will become accessible to the public after NAASR’s new Vartan Gregorian Building opens on November 1, 2019, in Belmont, MA. Read the story in the Armenian Weekly or continue reading below. George Aghjayan, a member of NAASR’s Board of...

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