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The Armenian Genocide Legacy 100 Years On

On March 5, 6 and 7, 22 experts gathered for a conference at The Hague Institute for Global Justice to look at the legacy of the Armenian Genocide from the perspective of law, humanities, media, arts and letters, politics and education.

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

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...

Kocharian Reinstates Honors in Arts And Law

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)-By way of a presidential decree–Armenia’s president Robert Kocharian presented honorary titles to a number of Armenian artists for their contribution to culture–and members of the legal community for their active work in jurisprudence. The gesture reinstated a lost custom of bestowing titles to exceptional citizens. "Art is always personalized and whatever has...

Genocide Exhibit to be Held at Downey Museum of Art

DOWNEY–The Downey Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of `Witness,’ an exhibition of photographs by Ara Oshagan and Levon Parian of the Genocide Project. Featuring black and white portraits of Armenian Genocide survivors–their oral histories and other historical material–the exhibit is a visual telling of the events of the Genocide through the...

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