Middle East

Jerusalem Conference Brings Together Scholars from Seven Countries

From July 2-4, the interdisciplinary conference, “The Making of Jerusalem: Constructed Spaces and Historic Communities,” was held in the Gulbenkian Library of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and supported by the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and [more...]

August 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hovannisian Delivers Keynote at Haigazian Conference in Beirut

Professor Richard Hovannisian was invited to give keynote address at an international conference on the Armenian community of Lebanon. The Conference, organized by the Armenian Diaspora Research Center under the direction of Dr. Antranik Dakessian, took place on the Haigazian campus in Beirut from [more...]

June 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Syria: Love in the Time of War

Special for the Armenian Weekly Two years ago, Ani’s husband committed suicide, leaving behind a 3-year-old son and a 32-year old widow to endure the horrors of Syria on their own. To support her son, Ani started working as a saleswoman. But as the situation in Aleppo disintegrated, she was laid [more...]

May 16, 2014 // 9 Comments

Easter in Syria

“Easter is supposed to be tomorrow, but it doesn’t feel like Easter. Before even thinking what shoes to wear, they lost their feet. They lost their little hands that used to color the Easter eggs every year before the bloody mortars came knocking at their school gate. Why? Just because [more...]

April 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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