Topic: Armenian Genocide

PRINCETON, N.J. — Talaat Pasha (1874–1921) led the triumvirate that ruled the late Ottoman Empire during World War I and is arguably the father of modern Turkey. He was also the architect of the Armenian Genocide, which would result in[...]

In the aftermath of World War I, US President Woodrow Wilson was wearing the mantle of peacemaker. It was in that role that he proclaimed World War I was the war to end all wars. Unfortunately, subsequent events came to disprove him and[...]

By David Boyajian Assyrians and Armenians have lived near each other for thousands of years and shared similar trials and tribulations. So as an Armenian American in an audience of about sixteen Assyrian Americans, I knew I was among[...]

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the award of a $2,000 grant from the NNJCF’s Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund to the Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation (PJR) at[...]

LEXINGTON, Mass. — “Lights! Camera! Stories!,” a collaboration between the Armenian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) and Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA), held at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library on[...]

BOSTON — From Bostonian filmmaker Shevaun Mizrahi, Turkey-set documentary “Distant Constellation” features survivors of the Armenian Genocide. Mizrahi’s award-winning documentary introduces us to the colorful[...]

FRESNO — The Armenian Studies Program will hold an international conference on “The Committee of Union and Progress: Founders, Ideology, and Structure” on Friday, October 12, and Saturday, October 13. The conference will be held in[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Look in any direction and you’ll see richly illuminated manuscripts, opulent gilded reliquaries, rare textiles, exquisitely carved khatchkars, precious liturgical woodwork, rare printed books — and the[...]

WATERTOWN — Documentaries on the Armenian Genocide, it seems, are having a moment. Take, for example, “Crows of the Desert: A Hero’s Journey Through the Armenian Genocide,” written, directed and produced by Emmy Award winner Marta[...]

BERLIN — At a time when political issues are straining relations among European nations, it is all the more important to reflect on what unites them. In this spirit, the European Commission dedicated the European Year of Cultural[...]