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16th Annual Student Colloquia in Armenian Studies-Feb. 1-2, 2018

Feb 1, 2018, 3:30-7:00pm, Undergrad Feb 2, 2018, 9:30am-6:00pm, Graduate University of California, Los Angeles Royce Hall 314 Catered Receptions to Follow With generous sponsorship from: Campus Programs Committee, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Society for Armenian Studies, Center for European and Russian Studies, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology,  Promise Institute for Human …

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Society for Armenian Studies Holds Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) held a series of activities and a conference to mark its 44th Annual Meeting, held this year in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Members were welcomed by SAS President Barlow Der Mugrdechian (California State University, Fresno), who presented reports on various activities of the Society. Earlier that same day, the SAS …

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Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) Holds Elections for 2018 Executive Council Officers

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017, the SAS Executive Council held its first meeting. Executive Council officers were elected with Bedross Der Matossian (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) as the new SAS President. Also elected were Vice-President Vartan Matiossian (Armenian National Education Committee, NY); Secretary Khatchig Mouradian (Columbia University); Treasurer Vahe Sahakyan (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor); and advisors Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee-Knoxville), …

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Society for Armenian Studies Outstanding Book Award 2015-2017

Below you will find the 2017 Nomination Guidelines for the Society for Armenian Studies Outstanding Book Award 2015-2017. Please encourage new authors to submit. Authors need not be SAS members. Regards, Bedross Der Matossian President of SAS   The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) Armenian Studies Book Award Established in 2015 to recognize outstanding publishing in Armenian Studies 2017 Nomination …

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Boren Awards: Language Study and Research in Eastern Europe & Eurasia

Twitter  @BorenAwards | Facebook BorenAwards | YouTube  BorenAwards Subject: Boren Awards: Language Study and Research in Eastern Europe & Eurasia The application for the 2018 Boren Awards is now open at www.borenawards.org! Boren Awards fund U.S. undergraduate and graduate language study and research abroad in world regions critical to U.S. national interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, …

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“Confessionalization and Reform: The Mkhit‘arist Enterprise from Constantinople to Venice, Trieste, and Vienna”

Organized by the Richard Hovannisian Chair of Modern Armenian History at UCLA With the co-sponsorship of the Narekats‘i Chair of Armenian Studies (UCLA), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), the USC Armenian Studies Institute, and the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) December 16-17, 2017 UCLA A Conference in memory of Father Sahak Djemjemian and on …

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Conference: “Transmitting Western Armenian to the Next Generation”

Saturday, November 18, 2017 Noon-3:00PM Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 2660 Woodley Rd NW Washington, D.C. You are cordially invited to attend a conference on “Transmitting Western Armenian to the Next Generation,” co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and the Armenian Communities Department of the Gulbenkian Foundation. The conference is being held in conjunction with the Society for Armenian Studies Annual …

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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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