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2021 Sona Aronian Armenian Studies Book Prize Winners

2021 Sona Aronian Armenian Studies Book Prize Winners

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is pleased to announce the 2021 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies, jointly awarded to Dr. Stephen Badalyan Riegg for Russia’s Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914 (Cornell University Press, 2020) and Dr. Marc David Baer for Sultanic Saviors and Tolerant Turks: Writing Ottoman Jewish History, Denying the Armenian Genocide (Indiana University Press, 2020); and to Nareg Seferian for his translation of the novel Mayda (Մայտա) by Srpuhi Dussap (Սրբուհի Տիւսաբ) (Armenian International Women’s Association Press). The 2021 awards are for books with a 2020 publication date.

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NAASR Hires Talented New Executive Director

NAASR Hires Talented New Executive Director

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Silva Sedrakian will serve as its next Executive Director.

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Giving Tuesday ~ Reasons to Give

Giving Tuesday ~ Reasons to Give

Giving Tuesday  ~ You don't have to wait to give!

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Giving thanks for all our members, supporters, and friends

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NAASR Receives 2021 SHARP Grant

NAASR Receives 2021 SHARP Grant

We are excited to announce that NAASR has received a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan - SHARP grant from Mass Humanities, with funding made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant helps us recover during the pandemic and increase educational initiatives for our growing online audience. We are honored to be selected as a SHARP grant recipient! Mass Humanities received requests from more than 140 organizations. SHARP grants of up to $15,000 were awarded to retain or recruit staff, replace lost revenue, and rebuild audiences. For the complete list of grantees, click here. About the SHARP...

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