ARMENIAN GENEALOGY CONFERENCE / LA AreaFRIDAY, November 15, 2019: Welcome dinner and networkingSATURDAY, November 16: 8am-9am Check-in and Registration 9am-5pm Conference At the Armenian Mesrobian School, 8420 Beverly Road, Pico Rivera, CA 90660 Click here for Armenian Genealogy Conference website. Click here for the Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA Welcome Dinner flyer. Click here for the Armenian Genealogy Conference/LA flyer. PROGRAM: Welcome, introductory remarks and overview of the day’s scheduleGeorge Aghjayan and Tracy Rivest KeeneyHistory of Armenian Genealogical Society, the current state, and future direction - George AghjayanGenealogy of Armenian Recipes; Mapping the Armenian Homeland Mari FirkatianA map of any modern-day country...
Eric D. Weitz on The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States, Thursday, November 14, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:00-7:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall 207, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States (Princeton University Press, 2019) Once dominated by vast empires, the world is now divided into close to 200 independent countries with laws and constitutions proclaiming human rights—a transformation that suggests that nations and human rights inevitably developed together. But the reality is far more problematic, as Eric Weitz shows in this compelling global history of the fate of human rights in a world of nation-states. Eric D....
Royal Sonesta Hotel Grand Ballroom
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge, MA 02142
6:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION 7:00 PM SEATED DINNER
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
RIBBON CUTTING AND OPENING PERFORMANCES
Complimentary Light Fare and Entertainment
NAASR, 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478
JOIN US AS WE CUT THE RIBBON FOR A NEW ERA
Christianity in the Middle East Today: Challenges Facing Declining Communities ~ a lecture by Dr. Hratch Tchilingirian Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 7:00-8:30 pm Columbia University, Room TBA, New York, NY The Middle East is the cradle of Christianity and multi-ethnic Christian communities are amongst the most ancient natives in the region. Four of the five most important hierarchical centres in Christianity are in the Middle East today whose roots go back two millennia. While small in numbers relative to global Christianity, communities in the Middle East have ecclesial significance for the wider Christian world. This talk will discuss the many...