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Mouradian Lectures on Persisting Challenges Faced by Syrian Armenians

GELNDALE, Calif.—On May 11, the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) gathered together community members at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center for an illustrated public lecture featuring Khatchig Mouradian, PhD, on the topic of “Resistance, Refuge, and Return: The Challenges Facing Syrian [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Vartan Gharpetian Becomes Mayor of Glendale

GLENDALE—Vartan Gharpetian will serve his third year on the Glendale City Council as the city’s mayor thanks to a unanimous vote by council members Monday, where new and returning faces were officially sworn in to their roles as civil servants, reported Glendale News Press. Vartan Gharpetian [more...]

May 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Creative Armenia launches at UCLA

WESTWOOD, Calif.–At a reception at UCLA last night, Creative Armenia was officially launched with a mandate to discover talent and empower stories of impact in the digital age. The event was co-hosted by Teri Schwartz, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and Dr. Eric [more...]

May 4, 2017 // 1 Comment

Hamazkayin ArtLinks 2017 to Be Held in California June 29-July 2

Annual Arts Retreat to Feature Leading Armenian Voices The 2017 Hamazkayin ArtLinks youth forum will take place in California June 29 – July 2, and will feature Chris Bohjalian (literature), Ara Dabanjian (music), Nanore Barsoumian (conflict resolution), Vahe Berberian (culture and identity), [more...]

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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