Events

60th Anniversary Gala

NAASR 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration

November 12, 2016 

NAASR thanks all of our sponsors, attendees, and honored guests for making our 60th anniversary a wonderful evening! Photos and additional videos to be posted soon. 

Master of Ceremonies
Adi Ignatius, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Business Review

Keynote Speaker
Eric Bogosian, award-winning author and actor

Founders' Awards for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Armenian Studies

Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus of Modern Armenian
and Near Eastern History, UCLA

Dr. Nina Garsoian, Avedissian Professor Emerita of Armenian History
and Civilization, Columbia University 

Video

"A Meeting of Minds: NAASR and the Future of Armenian Studies"

Thank you to our Sponsors

Platinum
Garo Armen & Alice Saraydarian
Yervant Chekijian
Mary & Nishan Goudsouzian
Nancy & Paul Ignatius
Joan E. Kolligian
Nancy R. Kolligian
Carolyn G. Mugar
Susan & Stepan Piligian
Judith Saryan & Victor Zarougian
Carol & Raffi Yeghiayan
Gold
Marsbed Hablanian
Roxanne Etmekjian & Nerses Joubanian
Michele M. Kolligian
David & Margaret Mgrublian
The Mirak Family
Silver
George & Joyce Aghjayan
Nishan & Margrit Atinizian
Alan H. DerKazarian
James M. Kalustian
Robert & Adrina Kletjian
Nancy Kricorian & James Schamus
Eva & Jack Medzorian
Risman Insurance Agency, Inc.
Bronze
Lucille Ajemian Family
Arthur P. Alexander
Drs. Seta & Diran Apelian
Nigoghos Atinizian
Alice Avanian
Pamela & Edward Avedisian
Sevan & Jirair Balayan
Pauline & Armen Barooshian
Victoria & Nurhan Becidyan
Paul Bedrosian
Stephanie & Hapet Berberian
Mary Bergoudian
Michael Bobelian
Paul T. Boghosian
Houry & Avedis Boyamian
Elizabeth & Stephan Boyamian
Sahag & Margaret Dakesian
Haig Der Manuelian
Lisa Kolligian Dorian & Daniel K. Dorian, Jr.
Nina & Raffi Festekjian
Eden Naby Frye
Susan & Jack Giragosian
Miriam & David Horton
Carol & Richard Ishkanian
Robert Aram Kaloosdian
Elissa & Vartkes Karaian
Parnag H. & Nancy D. Kasarjian
Dr. Seda & Vartan Keshishian
Gregory A. Kolligian, Jr.
The Lurier Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Dr. Hrag Margarian
Aurelian & Anahid Mardiros & Family
Drs. Suzanne Moranian & Devallon Bolles
Elaine Mosesian
Bertha Mugurdichian
Dr. Carolann & George Najarian
Dr. Harry & Judy Papazian
Hripsime & Harry Parsekian
Audrey & Jack Pilibosian
Marion & Leon Semonian
Michele & John Simourian
Marilyn J. Woloohojian

 

Armenia! Exhibition

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. To learn about the trip, click here.

Armenia! Symposium

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. To learn about the trip, click here.

Edward Avedisian

NAASR to Name Its New Headquarters after Distinguished Historian and Philanthropic Leader Vartan Gregorian

BELMONT, MA — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will name its new headquarters in Belmont, MA, after Dr. Vartan Gregorian, President of the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York, fulfilling the request of the building’s principal benefactors, Edward and Pamela Avedisian of Lexington, MA.  The new building’s official name will be the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building. Read more here.

Met Armenia!

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. To learn about the trip, click here.

NAASR at The Met

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. To learn about the trip, click here.

NAASR Names Building

NAASR to Name Its New Headquarters after Distinguished Historian and Philanthropic Leader Vartan Gregorian

BELMONT, MA — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will name its new headquarters in Belmont, MA, after Dr. Vartan Gregorian, President of the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York, fulfilling the request of the building’s principal benefactors, Edward and Pamela Avedisian of Lexington, MA.  The new building’s official name will be the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building. Read more here.

The Met Armenia!

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. To learn about the trip, click here.

Vartan Gregorian

NAASR to Name Its New Headquarters after Distinguished Historian and Philanthropic Leader Vartan Gregorian

BELMONT, MA — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will name its new headquarters in Belmont, MA, after Dr. Vartan Gregorian, President of the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York, fulfilling the request of the building’s principal benefactors, Edward and Pamela Avedisian of Lexington, MA.  The new building’s official name will be the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building. Read more here.