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NAASR Annual Assembly Postponed

NAASR Annual Assembly Postponed

Due to continuing health and safety concerns arising from the coronavirus, NAASR has postponed its Annual Assembly originally set for May 9, 2020. We regret having to make this decision but look forward to seeing you in person in our beautiful new headquarters when it is possible. We will let you know the date once the situation becomes clearer than it is at the moment.

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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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IN MEMORIAM: Jack M. Medzorian, NAASR Board Member and Community Benefactor

IN MEMORIAM: Jack M. Medzorian, NAASR Board Member and Community Benefactor

Jack M. Medzorian, NAASR Board Member and Community Benefactor NAASR is deeply saddened to inform our members and friends of the passing of long-serving Board Member Jack M. Medzorian of Winchester, MA, at the age of 93. A ceaseless worker for Armenians throughout the diaspora and in the Republic and a dedicated family man, Jack was a stalwart member of the NAASR Board since 1995, serving on the Executive Committee for most of those years and remaining an active part of NAASR until his death. NAASR Board Chairman Yervant Chekijian remarked with sadness that “We lost the wise man of...

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NAASR and Knights of Vartan Issue Most Scholar Grants To Date

NAASR and Knights of Vartan Issue Most Scholar Grants To Date

During the second half of 2019, NAASR and the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies received the largest ever number of requests and issued the most grants to scholars around the world since the beginning of their partnership in 2007. The following recipients received grants during this period (July-December 2019). Nora Bairamian, graduate student, Columbia University, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University, travel grant to conduct research for MA thesis, “Reassessing the Legacy of Mkrtich Khrimian.” Grant issued by NAASR.   Sargis Baldaryan, Ph.D. student, Armenian History Chair, Yerevan State University, travel grant to access manuscripts for...

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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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