ARISC Fellow Seminar: “Spaces of Diaspora Investment: Urban Transformations and Transnational Linkages in the Landscape of Yerevan”

Venue: Caucasus Institute, Yeznik Koghbatsi 39, Yerevan, Armenia

Time: Friday, August 9, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan, Lecturer at University of Miami and ARISC Fellow

Description: With the help of a Fellowship from the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) in 2013 Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan is conducting research on diaspora investment in Yerevan, and two spaces in particular—the Cafesjian Center of the Arts and the Yerevan Park of Lovers. In the seminar, she will present preliminary research results and will speak about how these spaces, revitalized with diaspora funds, construct new material and symbolic spaces in the contemporary landscape of Yerevan.

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