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Aline Ohanesian (Photo: Raffi Hadidian)

Writing as Exorcism: An Interview with Aline Ohanesian

Special for the Armenian Weekly In a year that saw the publication of a large number of books that deal with the Armenian Genocide, Aline Ohanesian’s Orhan’s Inheritance has generated much praise and accolades—from being named Amazon’s Best Book of the Month for April 2015 to being among [more...]

June 18, 2015 // 5 Comments

Aghjayan has traveled to Western Armenia many times since his first visit, documenting all he can along the way

Connecting with Western Armenia a Century Later

Aghjayan Launches New Website on Western Armenia Special for the Armenian Weekly The first time George Aghjayan traveled to Western Armenia was in 1996, on a trip he describes as being an emotional, psychological, and physical challenge. Things were much different then, according to Aghjayan. [more...]

June 8, 2015 // 10 Comments

Diana Apkar

Shifting the Armenian National Narrative on Women

An Interview with Award-Winning Educator and Author Sona Zeitlian Special for the Armenian Weekly Throughout Armenian history, women have held various roles in the national reality—from Armenian queens and princesses ruling in the medieval period, to female participation in the national [more...]

March 19, 2015 // 3 Comments

Payline and Tomo (photo by Rupen Janbazian)

Tomo of Istanbul

Special for the Armenian Weekly “Before traveling to Europe, [Armenian writer Yeghishe] Charents visited this city with his good friend, Avetik Isahakian. It’s unclear as to how long he stayed; perhaps 10 or 15 days. I’m not completely sure. It is said, however, that he stayed in this [more...]

December 12, 2014 // 4 Comments

Khatchik Der Ghougassian

Der Ghougassian Discusses Bolivia’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Special for the Armenian Weekly On Nov. 26, the two Houses of the Bolivian Parliament (the Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia) unanimously approved measures recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The resolutions express solidarity with the Armenian cause and condemn “all denialist policy [more...]

December 9, 2014 // 2 Comments

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