The Empty Barrel

Vasag’s Wish

Original text by Dikran Gamsaragan (1866-1941) Translation by Kegham Balian and Nanar Nakashian The prince of Syunik with his colossal frame, laid there in his dungeon, inertly adhered to the ground on a mere stretcher. […]


The Region in Brief

Armenia A Russian man prosecuted for protesting the war in Ukraine was detained at Yerevan’s Zvartnots airport this week. Russian authorities opened a criminal investigation into Nikita Kamensky after he painted anti-war graffiti in a […]


A 10 Year Milestone

February 2023 marked the 10th anniversary of my arrival at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to head the Armenian Communities Department. It’s been an incredible decade at the helm of one of the most important funding […]