The Zoryan Institute Establishes the Roger W. Smith Memorial Prize
The Zoryan Institute Establishes the Roger W. Smith Memorial Prize
  • January 27, 2023

TORONTO —  In recognition of Prof. Roger W. Smith’s lifetime of commitment to comparative genocide studies and genocide denial, the Zoryan Institute will be establishing an annual Roger W. Smith Memorial Prize in his memory. This prize...

Salpi Ghazarian Steps Down as Director of the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
Salpi Ghazarian Steps Down as Director of the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
  • January 27, 2023

LOS ANGELES – Salpi Ghazarian is stepping down as director of the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies after serving in the role since 2014. She will remain at the Institute and will work on special initiatives. Dr. Shushan...

Senator Feinstein: Azerbaijan Must Immediately End Its Blockade of Nagorno-Karabakh
Senator Feinstein: Azerbaijan Must Immediately End Its Blockade of Nagorno-Karabakh
  • January 27, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC —Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement calling for the immediate flow of supplies to the people living in the Nagorno-Karabakh: “Azerbaijan must immediately end its blockade of...

Rep. Adam Schiff  Announces Run for US Senate
Rep. Adam Schiff Announces Run for US Senate
  • January 27, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced a 2024 Senate bid on Thursday, launching a campaign for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat in what is shaping up to be a competitive Democratic primary. “I look forward to campaigning...

Armenian Caucus Leaders Spearheading a Resolution Condemning Azerbaijan’s Blockade of  Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenian Caucus Leaders Spearheading a Resolution Condemning Azerbaijan’s Blockade of Nagorno-Karabakh
  • January 26, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), along with Armenian Caucus leaders David Valadao (R-CA), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Brad Sherman (D-CA), are spearheading a resolution condemning...

Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State Received Estate Gift from the Late Ralph Shabazian
Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State Received Estate Gift from the Late Ralph Shabazian
  • January 24, 2023

FRESNO — When the late Ralph Shabazian learned about the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State in early 2016, he knew he wanted to be a part of helping students explore their heritage to help share the Armenian story. Shabazian never...

NAASR  to Host Panel on “The Blockade of Artsakh and Global Indifference”
NAASR to Host Panel on “The Blockade of Artsakh and Global Indifference”
  • January 20, 2023

BELMONT, MA — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host an online panel discussion on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 12 noon Eastern / 9 am Pacific, entitled “The Blockade of Artsakh and Global...

Armenian American Museum Announces  Elevate Gala on March 19
Armenian American Museum Announces Elevate Gala on March 19
  • January 20, 2023

GLENDALE — The Armenian American Museum has announced that the signature event of the year, the Elevate Gala, will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The Elevate Gala will celebrate the...

“Artsakh: The Photographer’s Eye!” by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian
“Artsakh: The Photographer’s Eye!” by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian
  • January 16, 2023

FRESNO — Internationally-renowned photographer Hrair Hawk Khatcherian will speak on his new book “Artsakh: The Photographer’s Eye!” at 7:00PM on Friday, February 3, 2023, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium,...

Two NBA Coaches Shine Spotlight on Armenians
Two NBA Coaches Shine Spotlight on Armenians
  • January 14, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO — On a rainy Wednesday, January 4, 2023, 350 exuberant Bay Area Armenians gathered together to cheer on the Golden State Warriors during an action—packed Armenian Community Night at the Chase Center in San Francisco....

NAASR to Hold “Expanding Horizons—West Coast” Event to Welcome Dr. Taner Akçam to Los Angeles
NAASR to Hold “Expanding Horizons—West Coast” Event to Welcome Dr. Taner Akçam to Los Angeles
  • January 12, 2023

LOS ANGELES — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host a special event, “Expanding Horizons—West Coast,” on Sunday, January 29, 2023, to welcome Dr. Taner Akçam to the Los Angeles area and to...

“Rise of the Western Armenian Diaspora in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire” by Dr. Henry Shapiro
“Rise of the Western Armenian Diaspora in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire” by Dr. Henry Shapiro
  • January 9, 2023

FRESNO — Dr. Henry Shapiro will give a presentation on “Rise of the Western Armenian Diaspora in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire” at 7:00PM on Thursday, January 26, 2023, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, on...