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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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