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Hushamatean Mets Egherni, 1965, and the Rebirth of Armenian Genocide Scholarship

Hushamatean Mets Egherni, 1965, and the Rebirth of Armenian Genocide Scholarship

Fifty-five years ago, April 1965, can truly be seen as, in the words of author (and NAASR Board member) Michael Bobelian, “the birth of the modern campaign of justice” for the Armenian Genocide. 1965 may also be seen as the year of the re-birth of efforts to document the Armenian Genocide, which would lead to the creation, in more recent years, of a growing body of scholarship on the Genocide.

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NAASR Becomes Visual History Archive Full Access Site

NAASR Becomes Visual History Archive Full Access Site

In remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, we wanted to share with you the news that NAASR is offering the public full access to all of the testimonies of witnesses and survivors of the Genocide, recorded in the Visual History Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation. 

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Treasures From The Guerguerian Archive at NAASR

Treasures From The Guerguerian Archive at NAASR

To bring the treasures of NAASR’s rare book Mardigian Library to you, we are featuring some extraordinary masterpieces from our 30,000 volume collection. For Easter week, we have chosen Bats‘atrut‘iwn sharakanats‘: Ork‘ pashtin i hasarakats‘ zhamakargut‘ean Hayastaneayts‘ Ekeghets‘woy (Բացատրութիւն շարականաց: Որք պաշտին ի հասարակաց ժամակարգութեան Հայաստանեայց Եկեղեցւոյ), by Gabriel Awetikean (Գաբրիէլ Աւետիքեան), published in 1814 at San Lazzarro in Venice (Վենետիկ Ի Վանս Սրբոյ Ղազարոյ). The book is 807 pages long and is 27 cm. in height.

 

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NAASR Events Postponed, Building Closed to Public through April 2020

NAASR Events Postponed, Building Closed to Public through April 2020

In line with the recommendations of public health and medical experts relating to the coronavirus, NAASR has made the difficult decision to postpone all public events through the end of April 2020. The health and safety of the entire community are primary concerns. Every effort will be made to reschedule the many events affected by this decision. In due course, we will let you know about events in May and beyond. Similarly, the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building will be closed to the public until the end of April, at which time we will reassess the situation. If you are interested in buying a book,...

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Become a Lasting Part of NAASR's Spectacular New Building

Become a Lasting Part of NAASR's Spectacular New Building

Sponsor an Assembly Hall Chair. Add a name to NAASR's hand-painted manuscript as an Illuminator of the Future of Armenian Studies. Or do both! It’s not too late to become a lasting part of NAASR’s elegant Vartan Gregorian Building. In recognition of a $1,000 contribution, you can have a name (yours or someone special) written in calligraphy on NAASR’s beautiful lluminators of the Future of Armenian Studies manuscript, hand-painted by Knar Hovakimyan and Laura Zarougian. Or you can have your name (or that of someone special) placed on an assembly hall chair. Start the process here. Other naming opportunities at every level still remain, as well. Contact...

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