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SAS to Hold Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington D.C.

SAS Annual Membership Meeting Saturday, November 18, 2017 • 3:00PM and Conference on “Transmitting Western Armenian to the Next Generation” Co-Sponsored by the Gulbenkian Foundation The Society for Armenian Studies will hold its 44th Annual Meeting at 3:00PM on Saturday, November 18, in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Room Virginia B (L), in Washington, D.C. All members are welcome to …

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Celebrations for the 300th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Mekhitarist Abbey of San Lazzaro

FOR THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE MEKHITARIST ABBEY OF SAN LAZZARO IN VENICE (1717-2017) The Mekhitarist Congregation is delighted to announce the official inauguration of the ceremonies for the 300th Jubilee of the Foundation of the Mekhitarist Abbey of San Lazzaro in the Venetian Lagoon. The official start of the Jubilee year on September 8th was preceded by a series …

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Haigazian Issues the 37th Volume of the Haigazian Armenological Review

Haigazian University Press has issued the 37th volume of the Haigazian Armenological Review. The 724-page volume includes 39 research and investigative articles, unpublished documents, briefings, book reviews and obituaries. The articles touch upon various current and past issues and topics all related to Armenian studies, like Armenian identity, language, traditions and beliefs, religion, medieval literature and music, toponyms, trade, party …

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Call for Papers | April 2018: Armenian Childhood(s): Histories and Theories of Childhood and Youth in Armenian Studies

Miss Harnack with a group of (Armenian) orphans. Photo credit: Der Christliche Orient (Vol.15, 1914) Ninth Annual International Graduate Student Workshop April 20-21, 2018 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 455 Weiser Hall 500 Church Street Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1042 Abstracts are due on November 15, 2017. In recent years, the study of childhood and youth has gained increasing attention that …

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Call for Papers-Graduate and Early Career Workshop: ‘Armenia & Byzantium without Borders’

Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies Postgasse 7/1/3, 1010 Vienna, Austria Call for Papers Graduate and Early Career Workshop: ‘Armenia & Byzantium without Borders’ University of Vienna, 20–22 April 2018 Within the framework of ‘Moving Byzantium: Mobility, Microstructure and Personal Agency,’ a five-year project begun at the University of Vienna in 2016 and funded through the Wittgenstein-Prize (http://rapp.univie.ac.at), ‘Armenia …

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International Conference at Fresno State: “Armenians, Greeks, and Kurds: A People’s History of the Ottoman Empire”

The Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State will hold an international conference exploring the topic of “Armenians, Greeks, and Kurds: A People’s History of the Ottoman Empire” to be held on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23, 2017. Ottoman history is often studied through the lens of Ottoman Turkish archives, sometime neglecting the important contribution of Armenian and other …

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Armenian Language Lecturer Position at Harvard University

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a part-time lecturer in Armenian language. The appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2017. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching three courses: in elementary (one in Fall and one Spring) Western Armenian, and one in some aspect of Armenian civilization (in English). The position is for …

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Archival Fellow for Armenian Advocacy

The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections is currently accepting applications for a $2500 Archival Fellowship, in conjunction with the closing year of University of Kansas’ World War I Commemoration.  The Archival Fellow will work with Dole Archives staff to evaluate relevant archival holdings and develop a topic guide and online teaching module based on Senator Bob Dole’s …

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“Armenia & Byzantium without Borders” -Workshop

Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies Postgasse 7/1/3, 1010 Vienna, Austria Call for Papers Graduate and Early Career Workshop: ‘Armenia & Byzantium without Borders’ University of Vienna, 20–22 April 2018   Within the framework of ‘Moving Byzantium: Mobility, Microstructure and Personal Agency,’ a five-year project begun at the University of Vienna in 2016 and funded through the Wittgenstein-Prize (http://rapp.univie.ac.at), …

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16th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies

University of California, Los Angeles, Friday, February 2, 2018 We enthusiastically invite graduate students and recent post-docs (Ph.D within the last two years) in fields associated with Armenian Studies (broadly defined) to present their recent research. Work in progress is encouraged. Research papers are accepted on all aspects of Armenian studies, including, but not limited to: literature, history, gender studies, …

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