The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) joins with many others around the world who have expressed their concern about and condemnation of the attack by the Republic of Azerbaijan on Armenia’s territory, including the civilian population, on September 13, 2022. ... As an organization dedicated to scholarship and education, we call on all parties to condemn this act of aggression and to seek diplomatic solutions to this conflict.
The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is proud to announce that it is a recipient of a Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in support of its efforts to safeguard the important and rare holdings in its Edward and Helen Mardigian Library. The grant will support a general preservation assessment and the purchase of rehousing supplies.
Featured Speaker: Dr. Asya Darbinyan, Visiting Professor in Armenian Genocide Studies, Strassler Center, Clark University, presents “The Russian Empire and Armenian Refugees (1914-1917): New Insights from the Archives”
The general public is invited to attend via NAASR's YouTube channel Armenian Studies. NAASR Members, please register on Zoom in order to vote.
The annual NAASR lecture bearing his name will present cutting-edge Armenian Studies scholarship that intersects with some of the many areas that interested Vartan Gregorian as a scholar, such as Armenians in the Near East and the Muslim world, particular Iran; books and libraries; immigration; education; and more.
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.