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Presentation by Professor Richard Hovannisian at Navasartian Centre

Presentation by Professor Richard Hovannisian at Navasartian Centre Professor emeritus Richard Hovannisian presented his latest book on Armenian Communities in Asia Minor in London on the 29th November 2014. The evening was organised by Hamazkayin London Chapter. I would vigorously recommend Armenians of any age, political or social background, who has not attended Prof. Richard […]

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

A Long-Long Way Home… General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years The journey of the unique Manuscript of famous Armenian General Andranik is very similar to the journey of many Armenian survivors of the First Genocide of the XX century. Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, a well-known member of the Armenian […]

Book: St Yeghiche Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

Book: St Yeghiche Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

St Yeghiche Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church A book detailing the history of St Yeghiche Armenian Church, which dates back to 1867, has now been published. The 60 page illustrated book describes the architecture and script glass windows of the church and its transformation to an Armenian Church. It also provides a brief history of the […]

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You Read more by Guest Contributor April 25, 2014 After 500 years of publishing, Armenian writers and publishers are coming out of the shadows, and presenting a unified face at world book fairs. By Charle Malas After 500 years of printing and over 1,000 years of […]

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions For some reason, our last century’s two world wars started rather far from home. I bet that most people in […]

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred CHRISTIE DAVIES December 2013 {Picture: Premeditated mass murder: “Les Massacres D’Arménie” (1915) from French newspaper “Le Petit Journal”] The word racism has degenerated into a vague, inaccurate and malicious term of political abuse. A book with the title “Racisms”, plural, gives promise of a more precise historical and comparative analysis […]

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London   18:23 03.12.2013 On Friday 22nd November 2013, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) in London organised a gathering at Hye Doon (“Armenian House”) in Kensington to launch the newly published book “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press (1914-1923)” compiled […]

Book Review: The Armenian Table Cookbook

Karakashian Presents Komitas Book at Sts. Vartanantz

Karakashian Presents Komitas Book at Sts. Vartanantz   On Sat., Oct. 12, Sts. Vartanantz Church and Hamazkayin of New Jersey hosted a presentation by Dr. Meline Karakashian on her book, Komitas: A Psychological Study. Dr. Karakashian with the organziers Komitas is remembered for having saved Armenian folk music from extinction before the Armenian Genocide, and […]

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide   Historian Taner Akcam received the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) 2013 Hourani Book Prize for his book The Young Turks’ Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian Weekly reports. MESA’s statement reads: “We award the […]

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published   11.Oct.2013 – 12:59   Katia Minas Peltekian announces the publication of a two-volume book entitled “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923”. The two-volumes compile over one thousand items collected from British newspapers between […]

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia by Vahé Peroomian GLENDALE— Vahé Peroomian’s recently published e-book, A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia is a 220-page collection of 12 sweeping photo essays chronicling Peroomian’s travels and experiences in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from 2004 to 2011, during […]

Woman in Turkey Reveals Armenian Identity After 82 Years

Woman in Turkey Reveals Armenian Identity After 82 Years   By Weekly Staff // September 28, 2013 A woman in Turkey who had hidden her Armenian identity for 82 years, revealed the secret to her youngest son the day before she passed away. Abakay and the cover of his book Hoşana, who was brought up […]

BONE ASH SKY

BONE ASH SKY

  CLICK TO WATCH INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR   Shortlisted for the Australian Unpublished Manuscript Award 2011   From the judges’ reports: ‘An ambitious, politically charged and terrifically restrained novel.’ (Patrick Allington, author of FIGUREHEAD) ‘We live in the most beautiful world and instead of gracing it with peace and harmony we massacre each other…A grim […]

Յիրիկյանի նվիրատվության շնորհիվ Մատենադարանի հավաքածուն համալրվել է տպագիր առաջին հայերեն Աստվածաշնչի եզակի օրինակով

Յիրիկյանի նվիրատվության շնորհիվ Մատենադարանի հավաքածուն համալրվել է տպագիր առաջին հայերեն Աստվածաշնչի եզակի օրինակով

Հայաստանի առաջատար բջջային կապի օպերատորի գլխավոր տնօրենի նվիրատվության շնորհիվ Մաշտոցի անվան Մատենադարանի հնատիպ գրքերի հարուստ հավաքածուն համալրվել է տպագիր առաջին հայերեն Աստվածաշնչի եզակի օրինակով: Ոսկան Երևանցու` բացառիկ արժեք ներկայացնող Աստվածաշունչը տպագրվել է 1666 թվականին` Ամստերդամում: Գրատպության այս շքեղ օրինակը տարիներ շարունակ եղել է արտասահմանյան մի մասնավոր հավաքածուի մասը: «ՎիվաՍել-ՄՏՍ»-ի գլխավոր տնօրեն Ռալֆ Յիրիկյանի նվիրատվության շնորհիվ […]

Armenian National Archive publishes the testimonies of Genocide survivors

Armenian National Archive publishes the testimonies of Genocide survivors

The Armenian National Archive has published a three-volume edition “Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Turkey: Testimonies of the Survivors.” The book presents accounts of the witnesses, valuable archive documents, maps and photos. In 1916 the Baku Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation set up a fact-finding team to collect information about the organization and perpetration […]

Turkish journalist writes book on “Armenian genocide”

A veteran Turkish journalist has characterized the World War I massacre of Armenians in his country as genocide in a new book, defying the government’s stance on the sensitive issue. Hasan Cemal – a columnist with the Milliyet daily, and the grandson of WWI Ottoman Empire general Cemal Pasha – lays out the evolution of […]

Oprah.com picks Armenian Genocide epic “The Sandcastle Girls” as book of the week

Oprah.com picks Armenian Genocide epic “The Sandcastle Girls” as book of the week

Oprah Winfrey’s Blog declared New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian’s novel on the Armenian Genocide, “The Sandcastle Girls”, as the must-read Book of the Week, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The announcement was first posted on Oprah.com, where the editors of O and Oprah.com informed their fans about “the newest releases […]

Chris Bohjalian’s ‘The Sandcastle Girls’ relives the Armenian genocide

Chris Bohjalian’s ‘The Sandcastle Girls’ relives the Armenian genocide

The Armenian genocide during World War I is the subject of Chris Bohjalian’s 14th novel, “The Sandcastle Girls.” Inspired by his grandparents’ background, the author explores the suffering and atrocities of that time with astounding precision, compassion and grace. “How do a million and a half people die with nobody knowing?” ponders Laura Petrosian, the […]

New Book Examines Roots of Jewish Anti-Genocide Lobby

Book traces forced Turkification of Jews, their fight against Anti-Semitism, and Turkish-Jewish Leadership Lobbying against Recognition of Armenian Genocide TORONTO—The Zoryan Institute is proud to announce the translation and publication of a new book by noted author Rifat Bali, Model Citizens of the State: The Jews of Turkey during the Multi-Party Period (Fairleigh Dickinson University […]

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