Topic: History

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — A nation’s cultural cleansing is a destruction of its history, a “rape of its culture,” stated Tasoula Hadjitofi, on Friday, February 2, to an overflow crowd at the Zohrab Information Center of the[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Erdogan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the Muslim minorities[...]

By Hovsep Daghdigian KAMARIS, Armenia — Kamaris is a village in Kotayk marz (province) with a population of about 2,000, according to figures from 2001. There are reportedly Bronze Age tombs in the vicinity. Atop the hill past the old[...]

SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature passed AB 97, the Budget Act of 2017 on June 15, which allocates $10 million to support the History-Social Science curriculum framework, as well as regional trainings and professional development[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On May 28 Armenians worldwide celebrated the 99th anniversary of establishment of the First Republic of Armenia and the historical victory in the battle of Sardarapat. On May 28, 1918,[...]

YEREVAN (NEWS.am) — The 360° images of cultural monuments of Western Armenia and Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia will be exhibited in the National Gallery of Armenia from May 16 to June 16. Last year Ucom LLC and 360°Armenia implemented a[...]

By Sissag Varjabedian BEIRUT — On January 16,1971, in this damp cold Beirut winter, we buried an Armenian mother endowed with singular capacities — my mother or Mairig, as we, her children, used to call her. Being one of her children[...]

By Arto Manoukian MONTREAL — The granddaughter of an Armenian family which survived the Genocide recently came across a box of memorabilia from a survivor grandfather. Mary Alice Selyian is the granddaughter of Megerditch Selyian, then[...]

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Acclaimed photographer Hrair “Hawk” Khatcherian’s new book Khatchkar made its United States debut in an event hosted by the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Greater New York on Friday, March 3 at the TCA[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The third annual Hrant Dink Memorial Peace and Justice Lecture took place on April 5 on the topic of minorities and human rights in Turkey. The panel discussion, sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard[...]