Topic: History

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[...]

For many countries, independence day is a routine date in the calendar, when the anniversary is remembered while many of the liberties and opportunities created by that independence are taken for granted. For Armenians, independence has a[...]

NEW YORK  —  “French Fashion, Women, and the First World War,” on view at Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 18 West 86th Street, New York City, from September 5 through January 5, 2020, is an unprecedented examination of the fraught[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III PHILADELPHIA — Eighty years ago, in 1939, three teenage Armenian-American brothers, Sam, Mike, and Joe Vosbikian, from St. Gregory’s Armenian Church in North Philadelphia, started a band with their two[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography (National Academy of Sciences) are teaming up to jointly study the mysterious Carahunge, the prehistoric archaeological site near the[...]

LOS ANGELES — Scholars from Italy, Mexico, France, Armenia, England, Portugal, Holland, Germany, and the United States will gather on October 12-13 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to participate in a major conference,[...]

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[...]