Topic: Armenian Studies

By Armenuhi Drost-Abarjan KRAKOW, Poland — As a gift to the Mesrob Center on its jubilee, Prof. Armenuhi Drost-Abgarjan received an invitation from the president of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Prof. Jan Ostrowski, to[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) held its 45th annual member meeting and sponsored panels at the 53rd Annual Conference of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) in New Orleans, LA. On the afternoon of Thursday,[...]

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Historian of the Armenian Genocide Taner Akçam was honored at a banquet organized by the Knights and Daughters of Vartan Times Square Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee on October 25 at St. Leon Armenian[...]

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Armenian Studies Program (ASP) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor began the academic year by organizing and hosting a rare conference. A diverse group of scholars all of whom had been trained at some point in[...]

TORONTO – The Zoryan Institute announced this week that three new members have accepted the institute’s invitation to serve on its Corporate Board of Directors: Diran Avedian from Montreal, Canada; Ambassador Armen Yeganian from[...]

MILAN, Italy — In the scholarly world, serious major projects can take years to complete. It took more than 20 years to publish two series of volumes of the Italian archival series Documenti Diplomatici Italiani sull’Armenia , and this[...]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Eminent Byzantinist and historian Dr. Speros Vryonis, Jr. passed away on March 11 peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90. Vryonis wrote extensively on Byzantine, Balkan and Greek history. Secondarily, he[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Armenian Graduate Student Association of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will host its 17th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies on February 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be[...]

NEW YORK — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) announced that on December 3, Prof. Robert Hewsen, a noted Armenologist, had died. He was 84. Hewsen was a Professor Emeritus of History at Rowan University in New Jersey. He was the[...]

LONDON — Prof. Robert W. Thomson (1934-2018), former Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies at Oxford University (1992-2002), who died recently, is remembered by his colleagues and students for his monumental contributions to[...]