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Expanding Horizons—West Coast

Expanding Horizons—West Coast

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host a special event, “Expanding Horizons—West Coast,” on Sunday, January 29, 2023, to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Taner Akçam as the inaugural director of the Armenian Genocide Research Program at the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute.

Sunday, January 29, 2023
5:00 PM
The Jonathon Club
Florentine Lounge
545 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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The evening will also celebrate the 60th anniversary of NAASR and UCLA’s partnership in Armenian Studies and the recent appointment of NAASR’s new Executive Director, Silva Sedrakian. Additionally, there will be a special memorial musical tribute to NAASR Board Member and Benefactor Edward Avedisian (1937-2022), performed by Boris Allakhverdyan (Principal Clarinet, LA Philharmonic) and Alin Allakhverdyan (piano).

Space for this event is limited and those interested in attending should contact NAASR as soon as possible.  Tickets can be purchased online at the Expanding Horizons West Coast event page or calling NAASR at 617-489-1610. Inquiries can also be made by email at