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

‘The End of Transition: Shifting Focus’ Takes Place at USC LOS ANGELES, Calif.—To mark a quarter century of transition beginning with the Soviet collapse in 1991, the University of Southern California (USC) Institute of Armenian Studies held a two-day conference on April 9-10. [more...]

April 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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

AYF Western U.S. Celebrates Women’s Resilience

LITTLE ARMENIA, Calif. (Asbarez)—On the occasion of International Women’s Day, community members gathered to celebrate the diversity and strength of Armenian women–past and present–during a March 5 event “Armenian Women: Resisting, Rising, and Reframing,” organized by the [more...]

March 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

UCLA to host 15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The graduate students of Armenian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) recently announced the 15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies to be held on Feb. 24. The event will be held at UCLA in Royce Hall 314 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., [more...]

February 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dedicated Youth Join the ANCA-WR Winter Internship Program

  GLENDALE, Calif. – The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced today that is proud to welcome three dedicated and bright students, Hasmik Burushyan, Isabel Grigoryan, and Adrine Keosian to the Winter 2017 Internship Program session. The ANCA-WR announced [more...]

February 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Genocide Survivor Aleksan Markaryan Passes Away at 110

By Manuk Avedikyan It is a race against time. Armenian Genocide survivors are quickly passing away. Fortunately, we were able to speak to Aleksan Markaryan multiple times about his life during the Armenian Genocide and after. Despite his age, he was always willing and motivated to talk about his [more...]

January 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

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