Dogu Perincek, leader of the Turkish Workers’ Party, failed last week to repeat in Greece the denialist show he orchestrated in Switzerland 10 years ago.
This most anticipated year is upon us. Armenians throughout the world will come together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
But beyond commemoration, the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide must become the turning point, at which, we as Armenians—the entire Armenian Nation—in unison to not simply demand the recognition of the Genocide, but [...]
The Birth Of The Sun Of Justice
Once again we find ourselves amid the blessed Christmas season, our hearts abound with joy at the dawning of a New Year which brings with it new beginnings, new dreams, and new hopes, and our souls are heartened by the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, radiating love and [...]
The 2014 ANCA Leo Sarkisian Internship brought together a stellar group of strong and bright Armenian women from top universities throughout the U.S. and Canada for an eight week grassroots training session to advance Armenian American community priorities and concerns – a Washington, DC boot camp for the Armenian Cause.
As we wrap up 2014, [...]
BY ARAM KOUYOUMDJIAN
This past fall, at a conference on “Armenian Art and Culture in the Ottoman Empire Before 1915,” I presented a paper entitled “Arrested Development: Western Armenian Theater in the Nineteenth Century.” The paper examined the emergence of Western Armenian theater in Constantinople – or “Bolis” – amidst a period of national awakening [...]
BY HAROUTIUN KURKJIAN
TRANSLATED BY KHATCHIG MOURADIAN
From The Armenian Weekly
This is the title of the volume that Houshamadyan presented to the public as its first publication, three years after launching the website with the same title (houshamadyan.org). Already from a first glance standing out as an elegant volume, it holds in its 270 large-size (28×22 cm) [...]
BY ARMINE KOUNDAKJIAN
There is an abundance of fowl talk and malice about our Homeland Armenia, which is sometimes justified and sometimes not so. Hereby I would like to report about a very positive educational and constructive TV program which you can watch every Sunday afternoon on Public H-1 channel. This program is called “HAY ASPET“ [...]
BY MITCH KEHETIAN
In 1969 I went to Turkish-occupied western Armenia to confirm a U.S. State Department report that my Aunt Parancim, who initially had been reported to have been killed during the genocide, had died just six years earlier.
With the help of a then friendly state department my assigned guide was a young Turkish law [...]
BY VAHRAM L. SHEMMASSIAN
This year marks the 75th anniversary of Anjar, home to Musa Dagh Armenians situated in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley at an altitude of 950 m. along the Beirut-Damascus highway, near the Syrian border. What was the genesis of this unique Armenian rural town? What challenges did it face during its infancy (1939-1941)? These [...]
It’s year-end, try-to-write-about-something-big-and-profound, time. Luckily, I was provided with just such a topic courtesy of the juncture and clash of international conflicts with economics.
No doubt you’ve read about the fall-and-rise of the tram/dram (Western/Eastern Armenian pronunciation), the money used in the Republic of Armenia (RoA) and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. You might wonder what all the [...]