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Aghjayan to Lead Armenian Genealogy Workshops at NAASR

BELMONT, Mass.—Researcher George Aghjayan will lead a series of genealogy workshops beginning on, June 22, at 7 p.m., at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont, Mass. 02478.  Subsequent meetings on Thursdays June 29, July 13, and July 20 (there will be no meeting on Thursday, July 6), with additional sessions being planned for the fall.

George Aghjayan speaking at an Armenian Genocide commemoration event in Ankara (Photo: Mehmet Ozer)

For beginners to more experienced researchers, this workshop will provide both a general overview of available resources and research strategies as well as address specific inquiries.  All are welcome to participate in the discussions led by Aghjayan, NAASR Board Member, researcher on Armenian demographics and population records in the Ottoman Empire, and co-organizer of the 2016 and 2017 Armenian Genealogy Conferences in Watertown, Mass., and Dearborn, Mich. Aghjayan is also is chair of the Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern United States.

Advance registration (per session or for all four) is required for all attendees.  Registration fees are $10 ($6 for current NAASR members) per session or $30 for all four ($24 for current NAASR members).  Participants can contact  NAASR at 617-489-1610 or hq@naasr.org to register.

1 Comment on Aghjayan to Lead Armenian Genealogy Workshops at NAASR

  1. avatar Shoghig Shahinian // June 12, 2017 at 9:16 pm // Reply

    If anyone knows his stuff in this field, it is George Aghjayan. Lucky those that have an opportunity to attend.

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