Topic: diaspora

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In July 2018, a group of Armenian artists residing in Brooklyn, New York, formed Armenian Creatives to fulfill “an urgent need for togetherness . . . to hold a space that we couldn’t find prior.” Ever since the[...]

By Marine Petrossian In December, my essay “The Turkish Border Has Gotten Closer to Me” was published in the Mirror-Spectator. When writing the piece, I mostly had in mind American readers whose ancestors had lived in Western[...]

Undoubtably, Armenians all over the world are devastated by the 44-day war that resulted in the defeat of Artsakh and Armenia, pitted against an overwhelmingly large combined army of Azerbaijanis, Turks and jihadists equipped with greatly[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator Cairo — Without a doubt, the Armenians who came to Egypt enriched Egyptian heritage and culture. Parallel to their achievements and appreciated works, many of them, their sons, and their[...]

The R. H. Nikol Pashinyan Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Yerevan, Armenia Dear Mr. Pashinyan, In 1951 Israel had barely emerged from an existential struggle to create Jewish state in the middle of an ocean of enemies. Yet in the[...]

By Artsvi Bakhcinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/OSLO – Professor Eric Papazian, 80, lives in Bærum outside Oslo. He has a master’s degree in philology with Scandinavian as the main subject. For almost 40 years, he has[...]

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan assumed power in May 2018 by riding on a wave of populism that he had generated. On September 22, he tried to extend the momentum of that populism to the diaspora, delivering a masterful speech in Los[...]

Armenians all over the world are eager to recover properties left within the borders of the Republic of Turkey after the Genocide. The Ittihadist Party, which perpetrated the Genocide and carried out the expulsion of the Armenian[...]

By Lila Seidman GLENDALE (Glendale News-Press) — Glendale City Council member Zareh Sinanyan is stepping down from his municipal post to accept a position with the Armenian government. Sinanyan, first elected to the local council in[...]

YEREVAN — Babken DerGrigorian’s life trajectory is emblematic of Armenian history: continent-hopping family and fluent in several languages, looking for, and ultimately finding, a new home. DerGrigorian was appointed deputy diaspora[...]