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IN MEMORIAM: PROF. NINA G. GARSOIAN 1923-2022

IN MEMORIAM: PROF. NINA G. GARSOIAN 1923-2022

NAASR joins with a community of scholars and friends around the world who mourn the passing of one of the titans of the field of Armenian Studies: Prof. Nina G. Garsoian 1923-2022). No short overview can do justice to Prof. Garsoian’s enormous contributions as a researcher, teacher, mentor, and exemplar.

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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ "Having a Grand Time:" Armenian Summer Resorts in the Catskills, Revisited

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ "Having a Grand Time:" Armenian Summer Resorts in the Catskills, Revisited

Wherever you are reading this, it is probably hot—perhaps very hot—so we thought a getaway to a cool, shady place with the chance of a swim might provide some relief, and it is in that spirit that we offer a Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library mini-feature on Armenian summer resorts in the Catskills of days gone by.

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Response to Margolin’s Paean to Azerbaijan in the Online Magazine The Tablet

Response to Margolin’s Paean to Azerbaijan in the Online Magazine The Tablet

What possessed The Tablet, “a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture,” to publish filmmaker François Margolin’s ludicrous paean to Azerbaijan, “In the West Bank of the Caucasus”, which has precious little in it that is Jewish, news, ideas, or culture?

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NAASR TO PRESENT FIRST ANNUAL VARTAN GREGORIAN LECTURE

NAASR TO PRESENT FIRST ANNUAL VARTAN GREGORIAN LECTURE

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.

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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ The Avedis Derounian (John Roy Carlson) Archive: A Selection

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ The Avedis Derounian (John Roy Carlson) Archive: A Selection

In the late 1930s and 1940s Armenian-American author and journalist Avedis Derounian (1909-91) went underground and infiltrated and collected materials on the full spectrum of U.S.-based extremist groups.

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