Topic: Armenian History

The demons of history are once again haunting Armenia’s political life. The memory and legacy of Garegin Nzhdeh have been resurrected and have become a controversial topic in the political discourse between Armenia and Russia, with the[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — When Dr. Vartan Gregorian was here for the official grand opening of the new headquarters of the National Association for Armenians Studies and Research (NAASR) on November 1, which is named for him, he agreed to sit[...]

FRESNO, Calif. — Fresno is one of the oldest and most identifiable Armenian-American communities and consequently it has been the setting for the literary efforts of a number of works dealing with Armenian-American life, most famously[...]

Albert Tsagikyan has published a 43-page booklet titled Unsung Heroes: Our Forgotten Heroes, Artashes Galust Gevorkian, Torgom Galust Gevorgian, Onik Yanikian, Gurgen Yanikian, Asatur Melik Hasan-Jalalian. This is not an academic study but[...]

By Lucine Kasbarian These recently released titles were produced outside of mainstream publishing mechanisms. They remind us that Armenians can and should avail themselves of alternatives in order to achieve publication, avoid censorship[...]

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — An international conference, “Innovative Approaches to the History of the First Republic of Armenian, 1918-1920” will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, here. The conference, co-sponsored by[...]

YEREVAN (PanArmenian.net) — The Republic of Armenia marked the 27th anniversary of its independence on September 21. The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Supreme Council of Armenia on August 23, 1990. Under the[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. — Prof. Christina Maranci of Tufts University will present her newly published book The Art of Armenia: An Introduction (Oxford University Press) at the Tufts Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, on Thursday, October 4,[...]

TBILISI (Public Radio of Armenia) — Gravestones with Armenian inscriptions have been unearthed during the renovation of Baratashvili Ascent next to Tbilisi’s Armenian district of Havlabar, Aliq Media reports. Part of the stones have[...]

Until September 21, 1991, the last Armenian independent state was in Cilicia, which fell victim to the Mamelukes in 1375. Its ruler, King Leo VI, was taken as a captive to Egypt. Ever since then, Armenians had been seeking to re-establish[...]