By Andrew Whitehead YANGON (BBC World Service) — One of the oldest churches in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is struggling to keep going — its congregation only occasionally reaches double figures. But the opening up of the country to[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Stephen Kurkjian, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter (retired) for the Boston Globe and the son of a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, will present an overview of his 10 years of research into a[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator HAMBURG — Who was responsible for the Armenian Genocide? The ready answer is the Young Turk leadership, and that is on the mark. But there is more to the story. The Genocide took[...]

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WORCESTER — The Armenian Cultural Foundation’s recent publication, President Calvin Coolidge and the Armenian Orphan Rug, sheds light on a little-known piece of American history. It also[...]

By Philip Kennicott WASHINGTON (Washington Post) — The rug was woven by orphans in the 1920s and formally presented to the White House in 1925. A photograph shows President Calvin Coolidge standing on the carpet, which is no mere[...]

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff The recently-released Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin begins with an introduction by editor Donna-Lee Frieze into the life of the “Insistent Prophet,” international[...]

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard’s Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology Peter Der Manuelian first discovered his passion for all things Egypt during a fourth grade history class at the Belmont Day[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan During the endless Turkish arguments and Armenian/international counter arguments about the number of massacred Armenians in 1915, Hrant Dink would repeatedly remind both sides about a more critical topic: “We keep[...]

WATERTOWN — On Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m., Vladimir Tshagharyan, director of Yerevan’s Shengavit Historical and Archaeological Culture Preserve, will present an illustrated talk about Shengavit at the Armenian Library and Museum of[...]

By Tigran Kalaydjian NICOSIA, Cyprus — The fact that SS Armenian once sailed the high seas and worked the cargo routes of the North Atlantic is news to most people, including Armenians. Built as a freighter, the SS Armenian was a[...]