Prior Years

2015

January 13: Taner Akcam, “Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Armenian Genocide Survivors and the Aleppo Rescue House of the League of Nations,” at Holy Trinity Armenian Church, Cambridge, MA. Co-sponsored by the Knights and Daughters of Vartan, the Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair at Clark University, and NAASR. January 23: Vahe Tachjian, “The Houshamadyan Project: Reconstructing Armenian Village and Town Life in the Ottoman Empire,” at St. Leon Armenian Church, Fair Lawn, NJ. This event is jointly sponsored by Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), Armenian Network of America- Greater NY, Hamazkayin of NJ, Knights of Vartan Bakradouny Lodge of NJ, National Association for...

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2014

January 24: Richard Hovannisian, “The Smyrna Catastrophe,” at Holy Translators Church, Framingham. Co-sponsored by Holy Translators and NAASR. January 26: Ka’ren Ketendjian and Robert Hewsen, “A History of the Land of Artsakh,” at Ararat-Eskijian Museum. Co-sponsored by the AEM and NAASR. February 6: Levon Chookaszian at NAASR, “The Armenians of Crimea and Romania as Seen Through Their Art,” at the NAASR Center. Co-sponsored by NAASR and ALMA. February 9: “A Tribute to Armen Aroyan and Celebration of Armenian Heritage Tours,” at Ararat-Eskijian Museum. Co-sponsored by NAASR and AEM. February 10: Ann Elizabeth Redgate, “Portraits and Representations: Alfred of Wessex and...

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2013

January 13: Rubina Peroomian, “The Armenian Genocide in Literature: Perceptions of Those Who Lived Through the Years of Calamity,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum. Co-sponsored by the AEM and NAASR. January 27: Levon Chookaszian, “Armenian Art Treasures Saved from Genocide,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum. Co-sponsored by the AEM and NAASR. January 31: Richard Hovannisian, “The Smyrna Catastrophe, 1922-2012,” at the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church, Burbank, CA. Co-sponsored by AEM and NAASR under the auspices of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church. February 7: Levon Chookaszian, “The Life and Art of Arshag Fetvajian,” at NAASR. Co-sponsored by ALMA and...

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2012

January 16: Richard G. Hovannisian, “An Illustrated Journey to Kars and Ani,” at the First Armenian Church, Belmont, MA. Co-sponsored by First Armenian Church and NAASR. January 22: John Seed, “Arman Manookian: An Armenian Artist in Hawaii,” at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM), Mission Hills, CA. Co-sponsored by AEM and NAASR. January 29: Paul Ignatius, “Now I Know in Part,” at the Glendale Public Library. Co-sponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies, the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, and NAASR. January 30: Paul Ignatius, lecture at USC Colloquium in Armenian Studies. Co-sponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies and NAASR. February 16:...

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2011

January 30: Osman Köker, “Images of Armenians in Turkey 100 Years Ago,” at the Glendale Central Library. Sponsored by the Glendale Public Library and co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, the Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIA), Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, and NAASR, through the generous support of the Hampartzoum Chitjian Foundation and the OIA. February 3: Prof. Taner Akçam, “Forced Assimilation as a Structural Component of the Armenian Genocide,” at the NAASR Center. February 5: Gregory Aftandilian, “World War II and Ethnic Identity: The Armenian-American Experience,” at St. Mary’s Armenian Church Hall, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the Knights of Vartan,...

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