2018

Thursday, December 13, 7:30 p.m.: “The 1988 Armenian Earthquake and the Transformation of Diasporan/Homeland Relations,” at Nahigian Hall, First Armenian Church, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA. Moderated by Stephen Kurkjian, and including John A. Simourian, Michele Simourian, Hayk Demoyan (on video), Carolann Najarian, and Elaine Kasparian. Co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues and the First Armenian Church. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.: Panel, "Activism and Transition to Leadership in Armenia: Challenges and Opportunities," at the AGBU Center, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA. Moderated by Prof. Anna Ohanyan.  Sponsored by the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/ Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues.  Click here to view flyer.

Tuesday, December 4, 7:45 p.m.: Susan Pattie, "The Armenian Legionnaires: Sacrifice and Betrayal in World War I," at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Dr. Pattie will be joined by volume contributor Varak Ketsemanian. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and St. Leon Armenian Church.  Click here to view flyer.

Sunday, December 2, 12 noon: Susan Pattie, "The Armenian Legionnaires: Sacrifice and Betrayal in World War I," at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 635 Grove Street, Worcester, MA.  Co-sponsored by Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society, Worcester Chapter and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR). Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, November 29, 7:00 p.m.: “Linking with Ink: Teaching Creative Writing from Columbia University to Yerevan,” at Columbia University, Dodge Hall Room 413, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY.  The event will feature Columbia University MFA students Taleen Mardirossian, Zoe Valery, Theresa Lin, and Sarah Rosenthal. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Nicole Vartanian. Co-sponsored by Columbia University Armenian Center, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, Columbia University MFA Writing Program, Columbia Artists/Teachers, Research Institute on Turkey, and the Columbia University Armenian Society. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, November 29, 7:30 p.m.: Susan Pattie, "The Armenian Legionnaires: Sacrifice and Betrayal in World War I," at the AGBU Center, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA. Dr. Pattie will be joined by volume contributor Varak Ketsemanian. Sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR). Click here to view flyer.

Saturday, November 16-Sunday, November 17: Conference, "Hidden Treasures Unearthed: Armenian Arts and Culture of Eastern Europe," at UCLA, Royce Hall 314. Sponsored by the Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies at UCLA in Celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Co-sponsored by the JHM Charitable Foundation, Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Ararat-Eskijian Museum, UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies, UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Click here to view program.

 

Wednesday, November 14, 7:10 p.m. Hans-Lukas Kieser presents his new book: Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide, at Columbia University, 301 Pupin Hall, 538 West 120th Street, New York, NY. Moderated by Armenian Center chair Mark A. Momjian, Esq. Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Armenian Center, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), the Columbia University Armenian Society, and the Research Institute on Turkey (RIT). Click here to view flyer.

 

 

Sunday, November 11, 2:00 p.m.: Second Annual J. Michael Hagopian Film Discovery Series Program: Screening of Hagopian's documentary Mandate for Armenia (1987) and a panel including Carla Garapedian of the Armenian Film Foundation, Marc A. Mamigonian of NAASR, and Armen Baibourtian, newly appointed Armenian Consul General in Los Angeles, and with opening and closing words from S. Peter Cowe and Sebouh Aslanian. At the Bridges Theater, UCLA.  Presented by the Armenian Film Foundation and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) with the co-sponsorship of the Richard G. Hovannisian Chair in Modern Armenian History and the Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Language and Literature. Click here to view flyer.

Saturday, November 10, 5:00 p.m.: "Uncovering The Hidden Map of Historic Armenia" with Steven Sim and Ani Hovannisian, at Ararat-Eskijian Museum–Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA. Join explorer Steven Sim and producer Ani Hovannisian for a rare dig beneath the surface of modern-day Turkey, as they come together for a live presentation and special preview of the documentary, The Hidden Map. Co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Dr. Meher & Nina Babian, Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society (Western Region), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, and Nor Serount Cultural Association. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, November 8, 7:45 p.m.: Hayk Demoyan, "The Armenian Legacy in America: A 400-Year Heritage," at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and St. Leon Armenian Church. Click here to view flyer.

Tuesday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.: Science, Technology, and Education in Armenia: An Evening with Dr. Ani Aprahamian, Director, Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory, Yerevan, and Freimann Professor Experimental Nuclear Physics, University of Notre Dame.  At MIT, Building 1, room 190.  Co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues and the MIT Armenian Society.  Click here to view flyer.

Sunday, November 4, 3:00 p.m.: “Celebrating the Life and Work of Diana Der Hovanessian,” at Armenian Cultural Foundation, Arlington, MA. Organized by the Armenian Cultural Foundation and co-sponsored by AGBU New England District, Amaras Art Alliance, Armenian International Women's Association (AIWA), Armenian Museum of America, The Friends of the Longfellow House, Hamazkayin Boston, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), New England Poetry Club, Tekeyan Cultural Association-Boston. Click here to view flyer.

Saturday, November 3: Come to The Met Armenia! Symposium & Exhibition with NAASR. Travel in style with NAASR on Saturday, November 3, 2018, on a luxury coach bus to attend The Met Symposium Honoring the First Scholars of Armenian Art in America and to view the Armenia! exhibition.

Sunday, October 28, 2:30 p.m.: Panel: “Armenia’s Velvet Revolution After Six Months: Beyond the Headlines,” at Elliott School for International Affairs, George Washington University, 1957 E St NW, Washington, D.C. Panel features Dr. Ruzanna Grigoryan (Armenian Room Fellowship Program,Department of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh), Armen Kharazian (Attorney specializing in anti-corruption & government investigations, Law Offices of Armen Kharazian, PLLC), and Emil Sanamyan (Fellow at the Institute of Armenian Studies, University of Southern California). Moderated by Rachel Onanian Nadjarian (Strategic Communications and Management Consultant). Presented by the George Washington University Armenian Students Association, and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues. Supported by the Arlene Saryan Alexander and Judith Saryan Washington, D.C. Forum. Click here to view flyer.

Saturday, October 27, 5:00 p.m.: Rubina Peroomian presents her new publication My Father: A Man of Courage and Perseverance, a Survivor of Stalin’s Gulag, at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum–Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA. Co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, October 25, 7:10 p.m. Panel: “Armenia’s Velvet Revolution After Six Months: Beyond the Headlines.” Panel features Anna Ohanyan (Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill College), filmmaker Emil Sanamyan, filmmaker Eric Nazarian, and Khatchig Mouradian (Columbia). Moderated by The New Yorker’s Raffi Khatchadourian. Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Armenian Center, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, Research Institute on Turkey, and the Columbia University Armenian Society. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday-Friday, October 25-26: Conference: “The Abdul Hamid II Era and Beyond: Massacres and Reform, Rupture and Continuity,” at Clark University. Co-Sponsored by the Friends of the Robert Aram and Marianne Kaloosdian and Stephen and Marian Mugar Professor in Armenian Genocide Studies, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies. Click here for more information.

Thursday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.: Christina Maranci, “The Art of Armenia: An Introduction,” at Armenian Historical Association of Rhode Island (AHARI), 245 Waterman Street, Providence, RI. Co-sponsored by AHARI and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

Friday, October 19, 7:45 p.m.: Umit Kurt, "A Farewell to Arms: Heroism and Betrayal in Aintab," at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and St. Leon Armenian Church. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, October 18, 7:10 p.m.: George Bournoutian, “Armenia and Imperial Decline: The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914,” moderated by Marc A. Mamigonian (NAASR). Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Armenian Center, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Research Institute on Turkey (RIT), and the Columbia University Armenian Society. Click here to view flyer.

 

Monday, October 15, 6:10 p.m.: Ayda Erbal, “Sorry, Not Sorry: Revisiting Turkish Intellectuals’ ‘Apology’ to Armenians,” moderated by Bria Hardin-Boyer, at Knox Hall (Room 101), 606 West 122nd St, New York, NY. Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Armenian Center, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, and the Columbia University Armenian Society.  Click here to view flyer.

 

Thursday, October 11, 7:30 p.m.: Ron Altoon, “Ancient Monasteries and Churches of Armenia: A Photographic Pilgrimage,” at AGBU Center, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, October 4, 7:30 p.m.: Christina Maranci: “The Art of Armenia: An Introduction," Tufts University, Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA. This will be the first Annual Prof. Charles B. Garabedian Lecture. Sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), the Darakjian Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, and the Tufts Armenian Club. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, September 27, 7:30 p.m.: Panel: “Armenia’s Velvet Revolution After 6 Months: Beyond the Headlines," Harvard University, Fong Auditorium (Boylston Hall). Moderated by Lisa Gulesserian (Harvard) and with a panel featuring Anush Hambaryan (Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy Candidate), Harout Manougian (Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Administration Candidate), and Anna Ohanyan (Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill College). Sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, AGBU-YP Boston, Electoral Reform Society (a student organization of the Harvard Kennedy School), and the Harvard Armenian Students Association. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, September 6, 7:45 p.m.: Tatul Hakobyan, “Deconstructing Armenia’s Velvet Revolution,” at St. Leon Armenian Church, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavar, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Justice Armenia, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Contemporary Armenian Issues Lecture Series, Policy Forum Armenia, and St. Leon Armenian Church. Click here to view flyer.

Sunday, August 12, 4:00 p.m.: Staged reading of Zabel In Exile, by R. N. Sandberg, Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian, at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, MA, in partnership with the Armenian International Women’s Association, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, and the Armenian Museum of America. Click here for more information.

Wednesday-Thursday, August 8-9: Workshop, "History, Language, and Culture of Artsakh," Shushi, Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh. Co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies. Click here to view program (in Armenian).

Saturday, June 9, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: 3rd Armenian Genealogy Conference, at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ. Co-sponsored by the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Ramapo College, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Houshamadyan.org, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archive, and the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society of New Jersey. Click here for more information and to register.

Wednesday, May 30, 7:30 p.m.: Julien Zarifian, “From Humanitarianism to Abetting Denial: The U.S. and Recognition of the Armenian Genocide,” at the AGBU Center, 247 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA. Sponsored and organized by the NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues and Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) of the Fulbright Scholar Program. Click here to view flyer.

  • Saturday, May 19, 12:00-4:00 p.m.: NAASR 64th Annual Assembly of Members, with talk by Lisa Gulesserian, Lecturer on Armenian Language & Culture, Harvard University. At First Armenian Church, Nahigian Hall, 380 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA.  RSVP by May 10, 2018. The cost for lunch is $15 per person. Click here for more information.

    Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 p.m.: "Armenia's Past, Present, and Future," open public discussion with a distinguished panel, at AGBU House, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA.  Co-sponsored by the AGBU-YP Boston, AGBU New England District, AYF Greater Boston, Holy Trinity and St. James ACYOAs, ASA Boston, and NAASR.  Click here to view flyer.

    Click here to view the video.

    Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m.: "Armenia: From Genocide to Republic," at MIT Walker Memorial, and featuring a panel discussion, exhibition, and performances, at Walker Memorial, 142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142.  Click here to view flyer.

    Friday-Saturday, May 11-12: Conference, “The First Republic: 100 Years Later,” at Columbia University.  Co-sponsored by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, the Armenian Review, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Watch highlights from the conference.

    Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 p.m.: Siobhan Nash-Marshall, “The Sins of the Fathers: Turkish Denialism and the Armenian Genocide," at the AGBU Center, 247 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA.  Click here to view flyer.

    Tuesday, May 8, 7:45 p.m.: Ohannes Kılıçdağı, “The Armenian Community in Istanbul and Crisis Facing the Patriarchate,” at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Constantinople Armenian Relief Society (C.A.R.S.), Esayan-Getronagan Alumni Inc., NAASR-Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, St. Leon Armenian Church, and Tibrevank Alumni Inc. Click here to view flyer.

    Sunday, May 6, 3:00 p.m.: Hayk Demoyan, "Celebrating 400 Years of Armenian American Heritage: 1618–2018," at the Armenian Cultural Foundation, 441 Mystic Street (Route 3), Arlington, MA.  Also featuring remarks by Robert Mirak, Barbara Merguerian, and Noubar Afeyan. Co-sponsored by the Armenian Cultural Foundation, Amaras Art Alliance, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, April 26, 6:00 p.m.: Closing events of the exhibition "Continuity and Rupture: An Armenian Family Odyssey" at the Glendale Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA. Featuring a talk and tour by the exhibition co-curator, Professor Armen T. Marsoobian, and screening of screen the film "They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief," followed by discussion with Marsoobian and Maurice Missak Kelechian. Co-sponsored by sponsored by NAASR & the Ararat-Eskijian Museum.  Click here to view flyer.

    Friday, April 20, 7:45 p.m.: Taner Akçam, "Power, Resistance and the Production of Truth," at St. Leon Armenian Church / Sanctuary, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party- Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), St. Leon Armenian Church, and Times Square Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee.  Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, April 19: Columbia Armenian Studies Symposium, featuring Columbia undergraduate and graduate students and fellows.  Co-sponsored by the Columbia Armenian Center, the Armenian Society of Columbia University, and NAASR. 

    Thursday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.: Panel, "3D Printing:  The Wave of the Future," at the Armenian Cultural Foundation, 441 Mystic Street, Arlington, MA.  Presented by the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association and co-sponsored by NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m.: Tufts Armenian Genocide Commemoration, with talk by Sylvie Merian.  Co-sponsored by the Darakjian Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, the Executive Administrative Dean at Tufts University, the History Department at Tufts University, the Armenian Club at Tufts University, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, April 12, 12:00: Vartan Oskanian, “Self-Determination Under International Law: The Tale of Two Conflicts: Kosovo and Nagorno-Karabagh,” at Harvard Law School. Organized by West Coast Law Students Association, Middle East Law Students Association, Harvard International Law Journal, Harvard European Law Association, and sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues.  Click here to view flyer.

    Click here to view video.

    Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion, “Armenian Women: Leadership, Empowerment, and Human Rights,” hosted by Tufts Armenian Club at Tufts University, Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA.  Organized by the NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues with the co-sponsorship of All ASAs at Boston-Area Universities, AGBU-YP Boston, Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA), New Paths-Bridging Armenian Women, and the Armenian Bar Association. Click here to view flyer.

    Saturday, April 7, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: “Feminist Interventions in Armenian Studies, Armenian Interventions in Feminist Studies,” at MIT, Building 4, room 4-237.  Sponsored by the MIT McMillan-Stewart Chair, Women and Gender Studies Program; Institute of International Education; Armenian International Women's Association (AIWA); National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) / Calouste Gulbenkian Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues; and the Mirak Family Foundation. Click here to view flyer.

    Saturday, April 7, 5:00 p.m.: Claude Mutafian, “From Ararat to the Carpathians,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum–Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills. Co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, April 5, 7:45 p.m.: Migirdic Migirdicyan, "Ani in the Jaws of Destruction," at St. Leon Armenian Church, at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and St. Leon Armenian Church. Click here to view flyer.

    Tuesday, April 3, 7:00 p.m.: Taner Akcam, "Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide," at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street, Watertown, MA. Co-sponsored by the Armenian Museum of America, Clark University Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Wednesday, March 28, 6:00 p.m.: Taner Akcam, “Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide,” 329 Pupin Hall, 538 West 120th Street (at Broadway), Columbia University in the City of New York.  Co-sponsored by the Columbia Armenian Center, Research Institute on Turkey, Columbia Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Sunday, March 25, 10:30 a.m.: Symposium, “Photography in the Ottoman Middle East and Beyond,” at Brand Library & Art Center, 601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, California. Presented under the auspices of the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with additional support from the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR).  Click here to view flyer.

    Saturday, March 24-April 27: Exhibition, “Continuity and Rupture: An Armenian Family Odyssey,” at the Glendale Brand Library and Art Center & the Glendale Central Library.  The exhibition is presented with the support of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Antranik Zorayan, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Harry Parsekian, Hamazkayin-Armenian Cultural and Educational Society, Armenian Museum of America, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, the Armenian Center at Columbia University, Southern Connecticut State University, and the City of Glendale Library Arts & Culture Department.  Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, March 22, 8:00 p.m.: Yektan Turkyilmaz, “Armenians on Records: Music Production from Homeland to Diaspora,” at Columbia University, Pupin Hall, Room 428, 116th St & Broadway, New York, NY.  Co-sponsored by the Columbia Armenian Center, Research Institute on Turkey, and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Sunday, March 18, 6:00 p.m.: Armenian film screenings in Socially Relevant Film Festival, “Armenians of the World” (Director: Carmen Labaki) and Hot Country, Cold Winter (Director: David Safarian).  At Cinéma Village 22 E 12th St, NY, NY.  Co-sponsored by AGBU Performing Arts, NAASR, St. Leon Armenian Church, and SOAR.  Click here for more information.

    Friday, March 16-Saturday, March 17: Conference, “Celebration of 400 Years of Armenian-American Heritage, 1618-2018,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Mission Hills, CA. Co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) in Yerevan, Armenia, and the California State University Northridge Armenian Studies Program. Click here to view flyer.

    Monday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.: Hayk Demoyan, “Between Realism and Mythology: Modern Identity and Memory Politics of the Armenian World,” at the NAASR Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA. Sponsored by the NAASR / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, March 8, 7:45 p.m.: An Evening with Varujan Vosganian, at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), St. Leon Armenian Church, and Tekeyan Cultural Association-Greater NY. Click here to view flyer.

    Sunday, March 4, 2:30 p.m.: Hasmik Khalapyan, “Women’s Activism During the Western Armenian Renaissance, 1860-1914” at the NAASR Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA. Presented by the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) and the National Association for Armenian Studies & Research (NAASR). Click here to view flyer.

    Wednesday, February 28, 7:45 p.m.: Hayk Demoyan, “Forgotten Defiance: The Karabagh Movement and Armenian National Identity,” at St. Leon Armenian Church/Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. 

    Co-sponsored by AGBU Ararat, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars, Armenian Network of America-Greater NY, Justice Armenia, Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag, NAASR-Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Contemporary Armenian Series, St. Leon Armenian Church, and Tekeyan Cultural Association-Greater NY Chapter. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, February 18: Maurice Missak Kelechian, “Armin T. Wegner, The Righteous German Soldier,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Mission Hills, CA. Co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.

    Friday, February 2: Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, February 1, 7:30 p.m.: William Rempel, “The Gambler: How Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Dealmaker in Capitalist History,” at the NAASR Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA. Click here to view flyer.

    Thursday, January 18, 7:30 p.m.: Nick Pittman, “Grassroots Development in Armenia: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned,” at the NAASR Center, 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA. Sponsored by the NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues. Click here to view flyer.

    Tuesday, January 9, 7:00 p.m.: Gregory Aftandilian, “The Impact of the Armenian Genocide on the Children of the Survivors,” at St. Mary Armenian Church Cultural Hall 4125 Fessenden Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the Knights and Daughters of Vartan and NAASR. Click here to view flyer.


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