Topic: Armenian History

By Gayane Barseghyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — According to research, there has been Armenian matrilineal genetic continuity in the South Caucasus for eight millennia. Armenia is also found on the World Map preserved in[...]

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

FRESNO — “The Story Behind Soghomon Tehlirian and the Assassination of Talaat Pasha” will be the topic of a presentation by Ara Sarafian on Monday, January 23, at 7 p.m., in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, on[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — Scholars and human rights proponents who came together earlier this month for a conference on “Genocide and Denial,” were continuing a discussion process begun in January this year. As Lepsiushaus director Dr. Roy[...]

The city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan may be distant from Armenia, but it will shape its future, as it has in the past. Samarkand has become the focus of the political world recently. On November 11, it hosted the ninth summit of the[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On September 29, Professor Anna Ohanyan of Stonehill College spoke at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) about her recently published book, The Neighborhood Effect: The Imperial Roots of[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will hold a major international in-person conference on September 17-18, at NAASR’s headquarters. Titled[...]

Vardan Mamikonian was the supreme commander of the Armenian armed forces from 432 to 451 AD, when Ancient Armenia had been partitioned between the Byzantine and Persian Empires for more than four decades. The Armenian nobility, also[...]

By Jon Schwarz If there is one thing we can say for sure about the governments of the US and Europe, it’s that they sound upset about Russia’s brutalization of Ukraine. President Joe Biden recently called it “genocide.” A[...]

The world of Ara Iskanderian’s first published novella, Godless Hour — A Yerevan Tale (Gomidas Institute, 2021) is a fantasy world. In the author’s own words, it is a world in which “the magical, the mythical, and the unreal . . .[...]