In the midst of constructing its new state-of-the-art headquarters in Belmont, MA, the nationwide Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) in addition has expanded its programs and scholar help internationally by having an unprecedented level of task in the 1st 50 % of 2019. Unprecedented Range Programs
These activities took invest Massachusetts, Ca, nyc, nj, Washington, D.C., Maryland and, for the very first time ever, because of the AGBU Cairo in Heliopolis, Egypt. The programs have actually moved on numerous areas of Armenian history and tradition and included NAASR/Calouste that is several Gulbenkian Lectures on Contemporary Armenian Issues.
Among these programs were co-sponsorships of four major seminars: “Armeno-Iranica: A Shared History,” at UCLA and UC Irvine; the 17th Annual Graduate scholar Colloquium in Armenian Studies, at UCLA; “Entangled Encounters: Antiquity and Modernity in Armenian Studies,” at Harvard University; therefore the second Feminist Armenian Studies Workshop: Gendering Resistance and Revolution, during the University of California, Irvine. NAASR additionally supported the assessment of Armenian movies at the 2019 Socially Relevant movie Festival in new york and partnered with the Columbia University Armenian Center as well as other teams presenting a number of lectures.
Consistent using its tradition of collaboration, NAASR works together numerous organizations that are armenian including regular co-sponsorships aided by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum in California and St. Leon Armenian Church in nj-new Jersey, along with academic as well as other organizations such as for example Harvard, Tufts, Columbia, Georgetown, UCLA, and UC Irvine, along with the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.
A listing that is full of programs for 2019 can be acquired online.
NAASR and Knights of Vartan Issue Scholar Grants
During this time around, NAASR received its largest ever number of grant demands from scholars across the world, and on a unique as well as in collaboration with the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies with which this has partnered since 2007, increased its scholar funds, issuing 19 from January to June of 2019 to the following scholars:
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Dr. Taner Akcam , Kaloosdian-Mugar Professor of Armenian Genocide Studies, Clark University, Worcester, MA, grant to conduct archival in Ottoman, German, British and American archives for brand new research study on Cemal Pasha and their part during Armenian Genocide. Give released by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Archaeologist Tigran Alexanyan received a Knights of Vartan Grant in January to support focus on monuments linked to the memory of Vardanants’ victims in Armenia and Artsakh.
Tigran Aleksanyan , archaeologist, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography regarding the nationwide Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia, help for task to document monuments preserved within the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh related to the memory of Vardanants’ martyrs. Grant issued by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Dr. Anahit Avagyan , Senior Researcher, Department of Researching and Editing of this Ancient Armenian Texts, Mashtots Matenadaran–Research Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan, travel grant to provide paper translation that is“Armenian of Pseudo-Athanasian Dialogue ‘Quaestiones advertisement Antiochum ducem’ (CPG 2257): Some initial Remarks on its likely Critical Edition,” during the eighteenth Overseas Conference on Patristic Studies in August 19 to 24, 2019 at Oxford. Grant released by NAASR.
Anoush Baghdassarian , MA student at Columbia University, new york, travel grant to head to Armenia to conduct research for thesis regarding the attitudes of Syrian-Armenian refugees in Armenia toward efforts of redress and transitional justice in post-conflict Syria. Give granted by NAASR.
Dmytro Dymydyuk , PhD candidate ever sold, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine), travel grant request to take part in the conference “Military Campaigns, Weaponry, and army gear (Antiquity and dark ages),” May 16 to 18, 2019 in Varna, Bulgaria, presenting paper “One-Edged and Curved Blade in Bagratid Armenia (belated 9 th -mid 11 th c.): dilemma of Interpretation of Sources.” Give granted by NAASR.
Khoren Grigoryan , PhD pupil, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, nationwide Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia, travel grant to take part in sixteenth Annual Graduate scholar Colloquium in Armenian Studies at UCLA, February 2, 2019, presenting paper “Transforming identification after 1915: instance of Musa Dagh.” Grant released by NAASR.
Julia Hintlian , PhD pupil in Religion, Graduate class of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, travel grant to provide paper during the XVIII Global Conference on Patristic Studies at the University of Oxford, August 19-24, 2019, presenting paper “Metz Mayr Miriam: The Embellished Armenian Lineage of Marutha of Maipherkat.” Grant released by NAASR.
Vahe Hovsepyan russian brides, PhD pupil in Department of History, Yerevan State University, travel grant to conduct research into the St. Petersburg Russian State Historic Archive for dissertation on “Eastern Armenia in Caucasian Viceroyalty (1844-1882).” Give released by NAASR.
Carla Kekejian , PhD student in correspondence Sciences and problems, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, travel grant to aid involvement in “Entangled Encounters” Armenian Studies seminar at Harvard University, March 28 to 29, 2019 to provide paper “Harsneren: “Language regarding the Armenian Bride.” Give released by NAASR.
Hratch Kestenian , PhD prospect ever sold during the Graduate Center, City University of brand new York, travel grant to consult the Ottoman archives housed at the Basbakanl?k and archives of Surp Prgich (Holy Savior) medical center in Istanbul for doctoral research for thesis entitled “The Making of a Social Disease: Tuberculosis while the Medicalization of Ottoman Society (1827-1922).” Give granted by NAASR.
Dr. Umit Kurt , Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, book grant to guide work that is editorial English interpretation of his guide Antep 1915: Soykirim ve Failler for publication by Palgrave. Give given by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Marco Marsili , PhD pupil in Studies of Security and Defense through the ISCTE–Instituto Universitario de Lisboa (ISCTEIUL), travel grant to conduct fieldwork in Armenia and Karabakh in autumn 2019 for thesis on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Give issued by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Pauline Mari Pechakjian , MA pupil, Department of History, University of California, Irvine, travel grant to support research in Armenia for thesis “Rethinking ‘Repatriation’: A Social History for the Mass Migration of Diaspora Armenians to Soviet Armenia, 1946-49.” Give issued by NAASR.
Amine Alkan Reis , PhD pupil, Fakultat VI Planen, Bauen, Umwelt of Technische Universitaet, Berlin, support for travel and fieldwork for thesis, “A Model Proposal for a Holistic method of the Conservation of Evacuated Rural Settlements into the North Eastern Anatolia’s heritage that is armenian research study of Aprank (St. David) Monastery and Ucp?nar (Aprank) Village.” Grant issued by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Anoush Sargsyan , PhD prospect and Junior Researcher, Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts—Matenadaran, Yerevan, travel grant to wait meeting “The Surrounding Forest: Trees into the Medieval Imaginary,” organized by the Department of English and Humanities School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, June 22, 2019, to provide paper “Genealogical Tree of Christ into the Context associated with the Armenian Version of Peter’s Compendium in Historiae Genealogia Christi.” Give released by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Henry Shapiro , Van Leer Institute, Fellow at the Polonsky Academy for Advanced research Jerusalem, and Researcher that is visiting at Faculty for Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, travel grant to check out Istanbul to get into materials on Eremia Chelebi for change of thesis “The Great Armenian Flight: The Celali Revolts while the increase of Western Armenian Society” into guide. Give granted by NAASR.
Dr. Abraham Terian , retired Professor of Armenian Patristics and Academic Dean at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, brand New Rochelle, NY, grant to help preparation of living of Mashtots‘ by His Disciple Koriwn, having an introduction, translation and commentary. Grant released by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies.
Dr. Daria Vorobyeva , travel grant to grow PhD thesis “Forced Ethnic Migrants’ Integration: Syrian Armenians in Armenia and Lebanon (2011-2016),” completed at University of St. Andrews, Scotland (2018), ultimately causing guide and articles magazines. Grant given by NAASR.
Ani Yenokyan , PhD student, Armenian State Academy of Fine Arts, and researcher that is junior the division of Art History and Writing Center of analysis, Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts –Matenadaran, Yerevan, travel grant to take part in 16th Annual Graduate scholar Colloquium in Armenian Studies at UCLA, February 2, 2018, presenting paper “The Illustrations of Armenian Printed Books in the Context of Early Modern Armenian Culture (16th-18th hundreds of years).” Give given by NAASR.