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Project 2015 Awards Study Grants for Commemoration Events in Istanbul

Students to Travel from Europe, United States for Guided Studies on Armenian Genocide in Turkey LOS ANGELES—Project 2015 has awarded 19 students from 10 universities grants totaling $30,000 to travel to Turkey to participate in Armenian Genocide commemoration events. The Calouste Gulbenkian [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Akçam, Balakian to Speak at Genocide Conference at Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz.—Students at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will host “100 Years Later,” a two-day conference from March 21-22 on the Armenian Genocide. Conference speakers and panelists include scholars, attorneys, and community leaders from across the [more...]

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

SERVICE Armenia participants and Paros Foundation staff placing a wreath at the Dzidzernagapert Armenian Genocide Monument in the summer of 2014

Applications for ‘SERVICE Armenia’ 2015 Now Available

BERKELEY, Calif.—Applications are now available for the Paros Foundation’s SERVICE Armenia 2015 program, which will run from June 22 to July 23. The program enables Armenian youth to travel and tour Armenia and Artsakh (Karabagh), while engaging in service projects that benefit local [more...]

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ANCA-WR Appoints Simon Maghakyan as Community Development Coordinator

GLENDALE, Calif.—Over the course of a year, the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) significantly expanded its community outreach activities beyond California, home to its headquarters and more than 20 local chapters. True to its mission to educate, motivate, and [more...]

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

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CSUN Armenian Studies to Host Genocide Conference

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.—On Sat., Jan. 31, the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will host a one-day conference on “The Armenian  Genocide: Accounting and Accountability.”  Held at CSUN’s Grand Salon, the conference is part of the United Armenian Council [more...]

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Hovannisian Gives Multiple Fall Presentations

LOS ANGELES—During the 2014 fall quarter at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Prof. Richard Hovannisian participated in 20 university and community programs. His university and academic presentations were on modern Armenian history; the Armenian Genocide and contemporary denial; [more...]

December 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Armenian Star Award winner Mardik Martin (seated, center) with ADAA volunteers and advisors. Levon Leo Chaloukian (far right) presented the award to Martin.

ADAA Awards Saroyan Prize, Armenian Honors

PASADENA, Calif.—The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) held its annual awards event on Dec. 6 at the Pasadena Playhouse to present the 2014 William Saroyan Playwriting Prize in Human Rights/Social Justice and other special honors. More than 70 people attended the VIP event at the Makineni [more...]

December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

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ADAA to Award $10,000 Saroyan Playwriting Prize

LOS ANGELES—To kick off Human Rights Day, the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) on Dec. 6 will award the 2014 William Saroyan Playwriting Prize for Human Rights/Social Justice ($10,000) at a gala event at the Pasadena Playhouse. Special honorees include Meg Ryan and co-producers Erik [more...]

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

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LCO Renovates Historic Tchitchkhanavank, Shikahogh Churches

PASADENA, Calif.—This past summer, 20 Land and Culture Organization (LCO)/Organisation Terre et Culture (OTC) volunteers from Canada, France, Switzerland, the United States, and Armenia participated in two historical preservation campaigns in Armenia. Shikahogh volunteers clearing exterior In the [more...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

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