Monthly Archives: June 2013

Armenian Scholars at the Center of Genocide Denial

The Turkish Studies Project of the University of Utah convened its fourth conference on on Wednesday in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference is entitled “The Caucasus at Imperial Twilight: Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Nation-Building (1870s-1920s).” The Turkish Studies Project at Utah, directed by Prof. M. Hakan Yavuz of the Department of Political Science, is funded by the […]

A Blueprint for Diaspora Representation in Negotiations with Turkey over Reparations

In the course of almost a century, Armenian institutions’ and individuals’ various stances on Turkey and genocide recognition have hardened into maximalist positions. For Armenian maximalists, anything short of a full and complete apology, full and complete restitution of the stolen and expropriated property, as well as full reparations, is to be dismissed as nothing […]

Ֆուտբոլ. «Լիվերպուլի» հիմնական թիրախը այս միջսեզոնին հայ կիսապաշտպանն է

Անգլիայի Պրեմիեր լիգայի «Լիվերպուլ» ֆուտբոլային ակումբը հայտարարել է Հայաստանի ազգային հավաքականի և Դոնեցկի «Շախտյորի» կիսապաշտպան Հենրիխ Մխիթարյանին որպես հիմնական նպատակ այս միջսեզոնին և նրան հետ չի պահում եվրոպական ֆուտբոլի ամենացանկալի խաղացողներից մեկի համար պահանջվող 22 մլն ֆունտ ստեռլինգը (33,5 մլն դոլար), գրում է The Guardian-ը: Հայաստանի ազգային հավաքականի կիսապաշտպանը հայտնվեց «Լիվերպուլի» ուշադրության կենտրոնում, քանի որ […]

US Geological Survey Completes Armenia Shale Gas Resources Study

US Geological Survey Completes Armenia Shale Gas Resources Study

YEREVAN—U.S. Geological Survey representatives have completed study of Armenia’s shale gas resources, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern said in response to a question from the ArmInfo new agency. He said that the U.S. specialists launched their work last year. Now, they are in Washington to process the data received. Thematic survey results will be […]

European Parliament Hosts Conference on Armenian Genocide

European Parliament Hosts Conference on Armenian Genocide

BRUSSELS—During a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, experts and Armenian officials urged Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide as the only way to build a bridge for reconciliation between Armenia and Turkey to bring peace, security, stability and prosperity for the entire region. The conference “Armenian Genocide : A Bridge for the Reconciliation […]

Blazing New Trails for Armenia’s Olympic Skiing

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The road to Sochi may be high and mighty but Arman Serebrakian is prepared to take his leaps and bounds. His passion is skiing. His intent? To bring Armenia a skiing medal in the 2014 World Olympic Games in Russia—or at the very least, some credibility in the sport. One might think it’s been […]

Obama’s photographer Scout Tufankjian reveals her secrets

YEREVAN. – Not everyone is able to learn from someone who photographed presidents, especially the U.S. president. However, the students of TUMO center were provided with an opportunity to attend the class of American photojournalist of Armenian origin Scout Tufankjian. Here, in Armenia, she is known as a photographer who shot Obama’s presidential campaign as […]

It’s Not Black and White: A Diasporan Living in Armenia

Last year, I decided to make the move to Armenia. After finishing grad school, the many summers I had spent working here culminated in my decision to take this step. Although I had considered this option for quite some time, it still caught members of my community with surprise. My move to Armenia incited all […]

LOUISIANA STATE SENATE RECOGNIZES KARABAKH INDEPENDENCE

LOUISIANA STATE SENATE RECOGNIZES KARABAKH INDEPENDENCE

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana State Senate adopted a resolution, yesterday, saluting the Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s independence and urging the U.S. President and Congress to support the self-determination and democratic independence of this developing democratic state, reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Eastern Region (ANCA-ER). The resolution, introduced and spearheaded by Senator […]

Armenia: 1918 Sardarabad Victory through 1994 Artsakh Liberation War

In less than 100 years, Armenians managed to have three succeeding republics. But in reality only two of them existed as sovereign states – The First and the Third (current) republics. On May 28, 1918 Armenians declared independence in Eastern Armenia covering an area of 60,000 sq. km. giving birth to the Ftirst Republic under […]

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