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Women of Artsakh: A Tale of Heroic Resilience

Artsakh Supreme Court of Justice is composed of all female judges headed by Narine Narimanyan (third from the left). (Photo by Karl Mancini from his long term work 'Women of Artsakh). http://www.karlmancini.com/women-of-artsakh) By: Karin Saghde...

Senate Recognition Of Armenian Genocide: Reactions And Next Steps To Be Take

By Harut Sassounian For the first time since the Genocide of 1915, the US Senate adopted a Resolution unanimously on December 12, 2019, recognizing the Armenian Genocide, after it was blocked for three consecutive weeks by different Republi...

Rural Villagers Plant ATP’s Six Millionth Tree in Lori

ATP provides jobs for dozens of people to plant trees; last week, Mirak nursery worker Siranush Harutyunyan (pictured at left) selected this Scots pine to be ATP’s six millionth tree to be planted in northern Armenia By Ani Melkonian MIKHAYLOV...
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The 1942 Wealth Tax Disaster of Turkey

1942 wealth tax We will give the Turkish economy to the turks By Raffi Bedrosyan November 11 is known as the Remembrance Day in the USA, Canada and other allied nations, a day to honor and remember the soldiers who died during the service to ...

UWC Dilijan College Marks its 5th Anniversary and Hosts Humanitarianism in Education Conference

Wish wall created by UWC Dilijan students to mark the 5th anniversary of the college. By Lori Najarian DILIJAN – ARMENIA As part of the Aurora Forum 2019, Dilijan hosted the humanitarianism in education conference and celebrated its 5th ...

Petros Shoujounian Discusses Komitas

Interview and translation by Dr. Araxie Altounian   What role does Komitas play in the history of Armenian music and culture? Komitas’ role can be defined as the cornerstone of 20th century Armenian music. His research elucidated the ...

By Way of Song- In Memory of Adiss

Adiss (center) with father and son Levon and Edouard Ishkhanian in mid 1980s. By: Levon Ishkhanian Once in a while, amid our busy lives, something catches our attention and we become fully present in the moment to reflect, to think, and to ...
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Resonating the Rural: Komitas and the Musical Reconstruction of Anatolia

By: Michael Tourabian   As a PhD candidate at McGill University in Montreal, my research owes a great deal to the musical practices of Canadian-Armenian performers who brought to life my interest in Komitas’s music and his broader impact on ...

Significance Of Hidden Armenians And Project Rebirth Objectives

By Raffi Bedrosyan This article will summarize the new reality of hidden and no more hidden Armenians in Turkey. It will also explain the significance of this reality and the objectives of Project Rebirth in advancing it. Hidden Armenians are the ...

US Armenians Sue Turkey to Visit Their Native Land Without a Passport

By Harut Sassounian A unique lawsuit, not based on the Armenian Genocide, was filed on May 29, 2019, by two Armenian-Americans against the Turkish government in the United States Federal Court, Central District of California. The lawsuit was ...