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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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ~ Շնորհաւոր Նոր Տարի եւ Սուրբ Ծնունդ

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ~ Շնորհաւոր Նոր Տարի եւ Սուրբ Ծնունդ

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ~ Շնորհաւոր Նոր Տարի եւ Սուրբ Ծնունդ Wishing you peace, good health, and a brighter year in 2022 NAASR Board and Staff Learn more about the Eternity Ornament here.

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Annual Appeal 2021 ~ Tis the Season of Giving

Annual Appeal 2021 ~ Tis the Season of Giving

In these perilous times for Armenia, drawing attention to Armenia’s cultural and historic contributions to world heritage is crucial. Your donation will strengthen NAASR’s ability to increase worldwide awareness through live, online programming on Armenia and Artsakh of the history of the region as well as current threats and endangered cultural treasures and monuments.

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From Venice to Boston: The Awgerean Brothers, Hamilton Fish, and Vartan Gregorian ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

From Venice to Boston: The Awgerean Brothers, Hamilton Fish, and Vartan Gregorian ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

We offer this in tribute to all of those who keep the spirit of learning and the love of books alive, from the Mekhitarist Fathers of San Lazzaro to Vartan Gregorian.

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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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