Topic: History

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[...]

By Arthur Hagopian JERUSALEM — The advent of Christianity and its adoption as a state religion by Armenia provided an unparalleled opportunity for the resurgence of artistic fervor among the newly converted, resulting in the creation of[...]

BOSTON — “Do You Know My Name?” is the first in a series of video montages presented by the Daring Armenian Women (DAW) Project, showcasing Armenian women from all over the world, who are often overlooked, honoring their courage,[...]

By Harry Kezelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator CHICAGO — The background image on my laptop is a panoramic photograph of the village of Husenig with its surrounding mountains and the city of Kharpert on the mountainside above it. The[...]

LOS ANGELES — Arpa (Los Angeles) and Pomegranate (Toronto) Film Festivals have slated Ani Hovannisian’s new documentary “The Hidden Map” for their 2019 festivals in November. Prior to any public screenings, “The Hidden Map”[...]

By Philip P. Ketchian Special to the Mirror-Spectator This was not what he had struggled to come so far for. The water was ice cold. His legs were numb and not responding. He thought he had a remedy for that, so he slashed his legs with[...]

Turkey was the beneficiary of pre-Soviet-era turmoil in the Caucasus, signing the Treaty of Kars of 1923; it continues to benefit also during the realignment of powers in the post-Soviet period. Following the collapse of the Soviet Empire,[...]

By Adriana Tchalian Special to the Mirror-Spectator During my first visit to Armenia, I expected to find a rugged and muscular terrain, given the steady diet of cliched images I had consumed over the years of one very famous, snow-capped[...]

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Honoring the bravery and staunch efforts of historian Dr. Taner Akçam to uncover the truth about the Armenian Genocide throughout his robust career, the Knights and Daughters of Vartan will present him with a Lifetime[...]

WATERTOWN – The documentary film “The Stateless Diplomat: Heroic Life of Diana Apcar,” by Mimi Malayan, will be shown at the Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts on Sunday, September 29 at 6 p.m. A reception and[...]