Topic: History

SAN FRANCISCO — For many of us, delving into history is interesting, but when that history involves a family member, it is that much more intimate as well as intimidating. Mimi Malayan, the great-granddaughter of Diana Apgar, has made a[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/TOKYO — I met Dr. Christina L. Ahmadjian last April 3 at the Armenian State University of Economics, while attending her lecture titled “Japanese Miracle: Challenges and[...]

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[...]

HALLE, Germany — Eight hundred years ago Levon I, a king who left an indelible mark on Armenian history and culture, with respect to relations with other powers, temporal and religious, died. The German city of Halle marked the[...]

By Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi Between 1894 and 1924, the number of Christians in Asia Minor fell from some 3-4 million to just tens of thousands — from 20 percent of the area’s population to under 2%. Turkey has long attributed[...]

HANNOVER, Germany — People of Jewish or Armenian heritage know that they share a painful history, one that deprived them of statehood and forced them into life in the diaspora over centuries. In view of this shared, but differentiated[...]

ALTADENA, Calif. — The Tekeyan Cultural Association Metro Los Angeles Chapter hosted a bilingual program titled “Roupen Herian: Rescuer of Armenian Orphans,” on February 17 at the Tekeyan Center in Altadena. Boston-based scholar Aram[...]

FRESNO — Dr. Ara Sanjian, director of the Armenian Research Center at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, will give a presentation on “Armenia’s Road to and Since the ‘Velvet Revolution’” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — The displacement of refugees has been an international concern in recent years. A talk at the Eastern Diocese’s Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center looked at a similar humanitarian emergency from a[...]

FRANKFURT — On January 19, Germans, Turks, Armenians, Kurds, Greeks and others gathered in several German cities to render homage to the memory of Hrant Dink, on the 12th anniversary of his death. In Frankfurt, a demonstration took place[...]