Topic: Armenian Genocide

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[...]

LOS ANGELES — The first time Armen Aroyan took a group of Armenians to visit the villages of their ancestors was 1991. At that time, he wasn’t sure if this was a one-time visit, but it came after a few trips he had undertaken with a[...]

WASHINGTON — When Annie Simonian Totah fights for Armenian Genocide recognition on Capitol Hill, the dispiriting thought of her parents in an orphanage takes centerstage. The daughter of Genocide survivors, Totah has made it one of her[...]

LEXINGTON, Mass. — A cultural program on Sunday, September 23, titled “Lights, Camera, Stories!,” diverges from the traditional script of many Armenian gatherings. First, it is a collaboration between two organizations — the[...]

Once again, the human conscience is bleeding when actions to stop a genocide become hostage to political expediency. Genocide, particularly in modern times, has become a convenient method or tool to expel or exterminate indigenous people[...]