Karabakh Conflict Topic of UC Irvine Talk

Levon Marashlian to speak at US Irvine

IRVINE—University of California Irvine will host a talk on Thursday, November 15 at its campus’ Humanities Instructional Building (room 135) entitled “The Karabakh Conflict From Ceasefire to Safarov: Analysis Via Television News Coverage: 1990s to 2012,” to be presented by Dr. Levon Marashlian, professor of History at Glendale Community College and lecturer at University of California, Irvine.

The illustrated lecture will be preceded by a reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the presentation at 7:30 p.m. at 135 Humanities Instructional Building, UCI Campus.

Marashlian is Professor of History at Glendale Community College where he teaches Armenian History and the Diaspora, as well as Middle Eastern, Russian, and US history and politics. He has also taught at UCI, UCLA, and CSUN. He lectured extensively in Armenia as a Fulbright Scholar and in Stepanakert, he analyzed news coverage of the Karabakh Conflict for government officials. He testified in the US Congress in 1996. In 1990, he participated in the 11th Congress of Turkish History in Ankara, the first time an Armenian historian lectured on the Armenian Genocide in Turkey. Among his publications is a book printed in Istanbul: Ermeni Sorunu ve Türk-Amerikan Iliskileri, 1919-1923 [The Armenian Question and Turkish-American Relations].

No RSVP required. Refreshments will be provided. Public parking available in the Mesa Parking Structure (corner of W. Peltason and Mesa Road) and in Lot 7, adjacent to the Humanities Gateway Building, for $10.

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