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September 22, 2020

Lecture: The Caucasus: From Geopolitics to Geopoetics

Lecture | September 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PDT |  YouTube Location:  Map Speaker:  Harsha Ram,

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September 16, 2020

The Earliest Farmers of the Caucasus: A View from Masis Blur

Kristine Martirosyan-Olshansky, Postdoctoral Scholar, CIoA, UCLAAlan Farahani, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, UNLVSeptember 16, 2020, 1:00pm –

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February 29, 2020

SOUTH CAUCASUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH FORUM S.C.A.R.F. 2020

29th February, Ertegun House, University of Oxford 9.30 Introductions Session 1 9.45 Developing Georgian Cultural

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February 18, 2020

Lecture: David Ohannessian and the Armenian Ceramics of Jerusalem

In 1919, David Ohannessian founded the art of Armenian ceramics in Jerusalem, where his work

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February 13, 2020

Workshop: Afterlives of Catastrophes: “Western Armenia” in Comparative Perspective

Organizers: Karen Jallatyan, Anoush Suni, 2019-20 Manoogian Postdoctoral Fellows, U-M, and Hakem Al-Rustom, Alex Manoogian

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March 14, 2020

An Armenian Odyssey: Tribute to Rouben Mamoulian: Love Me Tonight followed by excerpts from Porgy and Bess

March 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. East Building AuditoriumNational Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Armenian

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March 1, 2020

An Armenian Odyssey: Zangezur

In collaboration with the Freer Gallery of Art, Post-Classical Ensemble, the Embassy of Armenia, and

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February 29, 2020

An Armenian Odyssey: Kevork Mourad’s Four Acts for Syria followed by Hakob Hovnatanyan and Arabesques on the Pirosmani Theme

In collaboration with the Freer Gallery of Art, Post-Classical Ensemble, the Embassy of Armenia, and

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February 29, 2020

An Armenian Odyssey: The Color of Pomegranates preceded by Kiev Frescoes

In collaboration with the Freer Gallery of Art, Post-Classical Ensemble, the Embassy of Armenia, and

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January 22, 2020

Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile

January 22, 20206:30 PM-8:30 PM Location: HG 1030, University of California, Irvine The Vahe &

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November 7, 2019

Lecture with Christina Maranci: The Wall Paintings of Medieval Armenia: New Discoveries, New Problems, and New Possibilities

Levis Faculty Center Room 208 (919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801) Nov 7, 2019 

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November 8, 2019

Lecture: Migration, Family, and Health: Insights from Central Eurasia and Sub-Saharan Africa

USC Sociology Speaker Series Victor AgadjanianProfessor of Sociology, UCLA Friday, November 8, 201912:30 – 2:00pmHSH

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May 13, 2020

The Thirty Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924

May 13, 2020 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Location: HG 1030, University of California, Irvine The

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April 15, 2020

Sultanic Saviors and Tolerant Turks: Writing Ottoman Jewish History, Denying the Armenian Genocide

April 15, 2020 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Location: HG 1030, University of California, Irvine The

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January 22, 2020

Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile

January 22, 2020 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Location: HG 1030, University of California, Irvine The

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December 4, 2019

Book Signing: “Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds”

December 4, 2019 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Location: HG 1030, University of California, Irvine The

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October 29, 2019

Light the Beacons: Investigating the Fortress Landscapes of Armenia

Tiffany Earley-SpadoniUniversity of Central Florida October 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm Burpee Museum of Natural

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October 8, 2019

Lecture: Who Spoke for Russia’s Muslims? Turkic Sources on Russian Empire in the Caucasus

Sean Pollock, Wright State University Oct 8, 2019   12:00 pm 101 International Studies BuildingUniversity

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Deadline: 10/31/2019

May 8, 2020

CFP: Armenia & Byzantium Without Borders III

Graduate and Early Career WorkshopAustrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 8–10 May 2020 Deadline: 31

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September 26, 2020

Conference “Modern Problems of Ecology”

On September 26-27-28, 2020, an international scientific conference on Modern Problems of Economy will be

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Ethnocultural Diversity and Intercultural Communication in Georgia

24-26 October, 2019Tbilisi, Georgia Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Faculty of Humanities, National Parliamentary Library

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November 20, 2019

“Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds.”

WEDNESDAY, NOV 20 | 5—6:30 PMLecture: “Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and Connected Revolutions in the Russian,

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November 13, 2019

“Head of State” (Directed by Hrant Yeritskinyan; 2016).

WEDNESDAY, NOV 13 | 7—9 PMFilm Screening: “Head of State” (Directed by Hrant Yeritskinyan; 2016).Room

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October 9, 2019

“Palimpsests of Ruins: Between Armenian and Kurdish Histories in Anatolia.”

WEDNESDAY, OCT 9 | 5—6:30 PM Lecture: “Palimpsests of Ruins: Between Armenian and Kurdish Histories

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September 18, 2019

“Pluricentric Armenian in a Diasporic Context: Reflections on Second Dialect Acquisition.”

Shushan Karapetian, Deputy Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies, University of Southern California; Tamar

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September 13, 2019

“Generations and Legacies: Louise Manoogian Simone’s Vision for Armenian Studies.”

FRIDAY, SEPT 13 | 7—9 PM & SATURDAY SEPT 14 | 9 AM—6 PM Conference:

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July 24, 2019

Workshop at The 3rd Crete Summer School of Linguistics — July 24, 2019

THE CAUCASUS is often called “the mountain of tongues”; this relatively small landmass between the

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June 21, 2019

Conference: Local Roots of Global Peace: International Student Conference on Global Development and Security Studies

The emergence of a multipolar world politics is promising for many. The “rise of the rest” is expanding the agency of developing countries, potentially leading to more inclusive systems of global governance.

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May 18, 2019

Innovate Armenia! Through Old Routes to New Roots

In a one-of-its-kind festival, listen to talks on ancestral roots, meet post-revolution leaders from Armenia, enjoy art and music – all with a glass of beer from Armenia. More details to come.

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May 4, 2019

Workshop: Armenian Women and Gender: Resistance and Revolution

The Second Feminist Armenian Studies Workshop
Armenian Women and Gender: Resistance and Revolution
– co-organized by Houri Berberian (UCI), Lerna Ekmekçioğlu (MIT), and Melissa Bilal

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April 30, 2019

Lecture: Historians in Action: How and Why We Reclaim an Armenian Feminist Past

Professor Bilal will first provide an overall introduction to Feminism in Armenian: An Interpretive Anthology and Digital Archive, a collaborative project with Lerna Ekmekçioğlu (MIT) that aims to end the ever-present invisibility of activist women in Armenian historiography and collective memory.

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March 28, 2019

Entangled Encounters: Antiquity and Modernity in Armenian Studies

Armenian Studies means different things to different people. This conference aims to bring scholars of diverse time periods in this field into conversation with one another for reciprocal enrichment

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February 8, 2019

Lecture: “Digital Storytelling in Archaeology”

Dr. Tiffany Earley-Spadoni will be joining the Stanford AIA Chapter on Friday, February 8, 2019, at 8:00pm, Packard Bldg., Room 101
Reception to follow.

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Armeno-Iranica Conference: A Shared History

January 26, 2019 – January 27, 2019Armenian Studies ProgramUniversity of California, Irvine, USA co-organized by

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January 21, 2019

Lecture and Concert: “An Evening of Georgian Chant”

Graham is a leading authority in the history and practice of Georgian chant, and is joined in this lecture and concert by 12 singers from the Republic of Georgia. This vibrant tradition of sacred and secular music features three-voice polyphonic settings with close exploration of a single band of sound. SMND students who traveled to Georgia on Alice A. Martin Fellowships will host the musicians from Georgia.

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