Topic: NAASR

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[...]

BELMONT, Mass. —  The headline above may be a simplification of the new book, Everyday Cosmopolitanisms: Living the Silk Road in Medieval Armenia, by Dr. Kate Franklin. However, the idea that everyday life can be cosmopolitan or, to hew[...]

By Lisa Kradjian BOSTON — After successful careers in real estate and finance, Victor Zarougian and Judy Saryan of Boston have championed Armenian philanthropy in many ways. Their latest effort combines their passion for sustainable[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present a webinar on “The Avedis Derounian Archive at NAASR: A Vital Resource on US-Based Extremism” on Thursday, November 18, at 7 p.m.[...]

LONDON — George Jerjian calls himself a “mindset mentor,” and writes self-help books for baby boomers about how to find purpose and passion in their retirement. He practices what he preaches. Jerjian has made it one of his own[...]