Campaign Controversy: Allegations of Campaigning in Armenian Schools

Special for the Armenian Weekly YEREVAN (A.W.)—Ahead of Armenia’s upcoming Parliamentary Elections on April 2, Armenia has witnessed the creation of new alliances, allegations of early campaigning, and several instances of violence linked to election campaigns. According a teacher who wished to [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Second Annual Armenian Genealogy Conference Takes Place in Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. (A.W)—The second annual Armenian Genealogy Conference took place at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on March 18, while several related events were held in the Detroit area throughout the weekend. The conference was sponsored by the Armenian Research Center at the University of [more...]

March 27, 2017 // 6 Comments

Providence Hamazkayin Hosts Prof. Richard Hovannisian

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (A.W.)—On the evening of March 24, the Hamazkayin Armenian Cultural and Educational Society Providence chapter hosted a talk by Professor Richard Hovannisian at the Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church Fermanian Hall in Providence. Prof. Hovannisian speaking at the [more...]

March 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Visits the Children of Yerevan’s Hematology Center

The Soccer Star Also Awarded Armenian Footballer of the Year, During his Yerevan Visit YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan visited Yerevan’s Hematology Center on March 23. During his visit, the 28-year-old Manchester United midfielder and Armenian National team captain gifted [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

End of Transition: Armenia 25 Years On, Now What?

  Twenty-five years after the Soviet collapse, citizens of Armenia, as well as observers and scholars are asking “Now What?”  In an effort to better understand the past quarter century, and to look for ways forward, the University of Southern California (USC) Institute of Armenian Studies [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

‘The Four Day War and its Aftermath’ Panel Takes Place in New Jersey

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (A.W.)— On March 17, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) New Jersey “Dro” committee and the Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) Party of New York-New Jersey hosted an panel discussion entitled “The Four Day War and its Aftermath.” (L to R) ARF New Jersey chairman [more...]

March 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

UC Divest Turkey Campaign Enters Final Phase

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—On March 14, the Divest Turkey campaign announced that it will formally begin communications with the University of California (UC) Board of Regents Office in order to discuss the divestment of the University of California’s $74 million invested in the Republic of Turkey’s [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

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