Topic: NAASR

BELMONT, Mass. — Prof. Richard Hovannisian on May 6 was the speaker at the first in-person evening lecture event since the beginning of the pandemic, at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), for a program[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host an illustrated presentation by Prof. Richard G. Hovannisian of his new publication, Armenian Communities of Persia/Iran: History, Trade,[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present its first annual Vartan Gregorian Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) / 4:30 pm (Pacific).The inaugural program[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On Thursday, March 31, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held a virtual panel discussion titled “The Ukraine War and Armenia(ns): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions.” Dr. Vicken[...]

BELMONT, Mass. —  On Friday, March 4, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) sponsored a lecture by Dr. Thomas Sinclair, formerly of the University of Cyprus. Sinclair was a professor of Turkish history in[...]

BELMONT / LOS ANGELES — The vibrant artistry and rich history of medieval Armenian manuscripts continue to retain the power to enthrall Armenians and non-Armenians alike, many centuries after their creation. That seemed to be the theme[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present a webinar on “Genocide Education in Massachusetts: A New Mandate, a New Era, and New Challenges,” on Thursday, February 3, at 7:30 pm[...]

FAIR LAWN, N.J. —  It is not often that the translation and publication of a family heirloom diary ends up being highly relevant to current events. In the case of Ken Sarajian and Paul Shahinian, their grandfathers’ stories involved[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) announced in December the 2021 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies were jointly awarded to Dr. Stephen Badalyan Riegg for[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — It is interesting to note that some of the most influential American artistic figures of Armenian descent have been controversial in the eyes of the critics. Writer William Saroyan won the Pulitzer Prize in the 1940s[...]