PhD & Postdoctoral Fellowships – Sustainable Development The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) is now accepting applications for its three fellowship programmes: UNU-IAS PhD Fellowships, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellowships, and JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowships.
LECTURE – Lost in Commemoration: The Armenian Genocide in Memory & Identity, May 2, 2013, AUA, Yerevan
The memory of the Armenian Genocide in Turkish identity will be the topic of this year’s annual commemorative lecture on the Armenian Genocide at the American University of Armenia (AUA).
ЛЕКЦИЯ – Oт «гвардий» к городским авторитетам: об организации социального пространства Eревана(с конца 1950-х по наши дни), 16 мая, 2013, Европейский университет в Санкт-Петербурге, РФ
Левон Абрамян — заведующий отделом антропологии современности в Институте археологии и этнографии Национальной Академии наук Армении. Автор более 180 публикаций, в числе которых книги «Первобытный праздник и мифология» (Ереван, 1983), «Беседы у дерева» (М., 2005), «Armenian Identity in a Changing World» (Costa Mesa, CA, 2006).
ЛЕКЦИЯ – «Первый» и «второй» в образах Гюмри: опыт анализа городского текста, 16 мая, 2013, Европейский университет в Санкт-Петербурге, РФ
Гаяне Шагоян — старший научный сотрудник отдела антропологии современности Института археологии и этнографии Национальной Академии наук Армении. Автор монографии «“Семь дней, семь ночей”: панорама армянской свадьбы» (Ереван, 2011) и около 70 статей, в том числе «Очерки антропологии города, пережившего землетрясение», «Мемориализация землетрясения в Гюмри», «Оператор как новый персонаж армянской свадьбы» и др.
Aghasi Tadevosyan was born in 1966 in Armenia. He graduated from the Department of History of Yerevan State University in 1991. In 1995, he obtained a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology. His main research interests are social changes, cultural transition, value transformation, modernization, and migration processes of post-Soviet Armenia.
Lecture – Rethinking Ottoman Cross-Cultural Encounters: Turks and the Armenian Alphabet, April 26, 2013, UCLA, USA
In recent decades there has been a renewed scholarly interest on literature produced by Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in a hybrid language known as “Armeno-Turkish” or Ottoman Turkish written in Armenian letters. Some of this scholarship has claimed the literary corpus of printed works in this language, ranging from novels to newspapers, as primarily belonging to Armenian national history while others have claimed it as part of the Turkish national tradition.
At the lecture you will learn why the price of Coca Cola (frequently called “the Real Thing” in the United States) remained fixed at 5 cents (a nickel) for more than 70 years in the USA, despite Coca Cola Company having a monopoly power over the secret formula of their syrup. The lecture will also present several other interesting facts about Coca Cola, including, drink’s contribution to the victory of the Allies in the Second World War, how Santa was an invention of Cola, and how Nikita Khrushchev secretly drank the soft drink.
LECTURE – A Reassessment of Relations between Armenia and Turkey by Dr. Gerard Libaridian, Tufts University- The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 12:30-1:30pm “A Reassessment of Relations between Armenia and Turkey” A lecture given by Dr. Gerard Libaridian, Alex Mannogian Chair in Modern Armenian History; University of Michigan , Ann Arbor Medford , MA, USA Tufts University- The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 160 Packard Ave Room: Mugar 200 This event [...]
Lecture and Panel Discussion – Stone and Bronze Age Settlement in Armenia: Shengavit Archeological Site, Watertown, MA, USA
Mr. Vladimir Tshagharyan, director of Armenia ‘s Shengavit Historical and Archaeological Culture Preserve on the stone/bronze age settlement in the Shengavit district of Armenia will be joined by Dr. Mitchell Rothman, archaeologist and head of the anthropology department at Widener University in PA, and Dr. Susan Pattie of ALMA
LECTURE – Thinking About Thinking: Introducing Diplomacy in Genocide Recognition, Reparations, and Reconciliation in a World of Realist International Politics, March 25, 2013, AUA, Yerevan
The lecture, titled “Introducing Diplomacy: Genocide Recognition, Reparations, Reconciliation in a World of Realist International Politics,” is part of the ongoing Thinking About Thinking lecture series organized by AUA and the Luys Foundation. It will begin at 6:30pm and be held in Manoogian Hall, located in AUA’s Paramaz Avedisian Building.
Born in Jerusalem and educated at the College des Frères Professor Manuel Hassassian left his homeland for brief periods after his high school years to pursue his higher education, earning his BA in Political Science from the American University of Beirut in 1975, his MA in International Relations from Toledo University, Ohio, U.S.A in 1976 and his PhD in Comparative Politics from University of Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A. in 1986.