In this AGBU WelTalk, Professor Sebouh Aslanian reflects on the intricate relationship between port-city merchants and printers in the history of Armenian print culture.
This report by the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law analyzes the relationship between international human rights law and content moderation by social media companies by drawing on examples of content posted on leading social media platforms prior to, during, and after the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war.
Launching a new exhibit from the Armenian Image Archive, the webinar will explore the 14 “Stations of the Cross” along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem, highlighting photographs from the Bonfils Studio in 1875 and new images from photographer Jack Persekian, taken specifically for this exhibit.
Papers are solicited for an upcoming conference on “The Age of Catastrophe and the Destruction of Coexistence: Expulsions, Deportations, and Genocides, 1912-1924”, sponsored by the General Secretary for Religious Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the Holy Metropolis of Messinia, co-sponsored by the Armenian Genocide Research Program at the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute and the Chair of Pontic Studies, School of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
As part of Armenian History Month, Araksya Karapetyan of Good Day L.A. interviews PAI benefactor Dr. Eric Esrailian.
The events, organized by UCLA's Promise Armenian Institute and its campus partners, are free and open to the public
After a period of expansion, Armenian studies in the United States appeared to have entered a slump or slow period. This seems to be changing again, with the establishment of new academic centers, chairs and programs, especially in California.
Webinar about the Global Picture of COVID-19 held for more than 120 specialists from the public health community across Armenia.
PAI Inaugural Associate Director for Healthcare Outreach, Dr. Shant Shekherdimian on the challenges in Armenia's health care system
Akçam brings a lifetime of experience in ground-breaking research and mentorship to the first university research program in the U.S. specifically focused on the Armenian Genocide
One of the major endeavors of the AIM Fund is to provide free hearing screenings, hearing aids at minimum cost, perform Cochlear Implant and Bone Anchored Hearing Aid surgeries and train future otologists in Armenia.
As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year and thank our colleagues and friends for being a part of The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA.
The Promise Armenian Institute (PAI) at UCLA is pleased to announce Grant and Fellowship Opportunities for the 2022-2023 academic year.
What can we learn about self-determination and remedial secession in the context of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh when examining Palestine, East Timor and Kosovo? Read the summary report of a 2021 panel discussion hosted by the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA Law School.
The mission of the UCLA Armenian Music Program is to preserve and celebrate Armenian music as an art form. Modulation Necklace Vol. 1., highlights the latest accomplishments and the upcoming initiatives of the Program.
The Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology provides whole-person care to cancer patients, including culturally competent mental health services.
The Promise Armenian Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation will collaborate on a range of projects that support Armenian film and photography at UCLA.
A webinar, which aimed to share expert knowledge, prepare participants for communicating reliable information on COVID-19 vaccines and discuss messaging around COVID-19 vaccination in Armenia was organized by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in collaboration with the AUA Turpanjian School of Public Health.
The UCLA Promise Armenian Institute, in collaboration with the UCLA Armenian Music Program announces the Annual Tigran Mansurian Composition Competition.
The goal of this conference was to share the latest knowledge on surgical care for colorectal disorders with the aim of improving the treatment of these disorders in Armenia.
Dr. Shekherdimian is an associate professor of pediatric surgery at UCLA DGSOM. For many years he has been actively involved in various initiatives in Armenia's healthcare sector.
Professor Dorian has over three decades of public health practice experience, two decades of which have been at UCLA, during which she's held multiple leadership positions.
The PAI grants and fellowships are designed to support research across all academic fields, with an emphasis on or connection to Armenia or Armenians, per the award competition announced earlier in the year.
The UCLA Cochlear Implant Program is recognized as one of the best in the field. Dr. Akira Ishiyama, the director of the program, has dedicated his life to helping children not only in Southern California but on the other side of the world.
The COVID-19 in-home management program for the Republic of Armenia is now underway. This program was designed by the COVID-19 Management and Contact Tracing Workgroup.
On Friday, May 21, 2021, The UCLA Armenian Music Program and Director Movses Pogossian invite you to a virtual event dedicated to celebrating the treasures of Armenian music through a concert and two workshops.
On April 24, 2021, President Joe Biden became the first U.S. president to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
UCLA's Operation Armenia has been providing infrastructure support and long-term humanitarian aid along with immediate medical disaster relief to Artsakh and Armenia.
In 2020, The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA provided a seed grant to the Armenia Medical Genomics Project to sequence and interpret DNA samples collected from Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh.
UCLA Promise Armenian Institute Director Ann Karagozian was the guest on the radio program "All Things Armenian" on Sunday, January 24, 2021.
As a humanitarian crisis unfolds in Armenia due to the recent war in Artsakh and the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Akira Ishiyama, Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Dr. Salpy Akaragian, Director Emeritus, UCLA's International Nursing Center, of the Armenian International Medical Fund rose to the challenge, risking their safety and health to give the gift of hearing to the children of Armenia and to help a wounded 20-year-old soldier.
As 2020 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for being a part of The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA during its inaugural year. We are deeply grateful for your interest, participation, and support of The PAI's growing range of programming and activities.
An interdisciplinary team of professionals from UCLA has come together to provide humanitarian aid and assistance to Artsakh and Armenia.
Sebouh David Aslanian, director of the Armenian Studies Center, offers perspectives on the Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict in advance of the center's Oct. 31 conference. Read the full interview here.
Movses Pogossian played lead role in developing collection of works by composer Tigran Mansurian.
Read the full article here.
We at the PAI express our great concern and condemnation of the new attacks by Azerbaijan on the ethnic Armenian civilian population of Artsakh.
We are deeply concerned about and condemn the recent escalation of tensions on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
Los Angeles City Collge hosted a virtual celebration dedicated to the 29th anniversary of Armenia's Independence.
Director Ann Karagozian speaks about the UCLA roots of the institute and its current and planned activities.
Robin the Robot, a companion for children in hospitals, has been tested in pediatric clinics in Armenia. Robin is set to debut in the U.S. shortly, including at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.
The 2019-2020 academic year was filled with new achievements and milestones for the UCLA Armenian Music Program.
Professor Alina Dorian and Dr. Shant Shekherdimian are coordinating with experts worldwide to identify and deliver medical equipment to Armenia and Nagorno-Karbakh, as well as to share the latest Covid-19 knowledge and practices with health professionals in both places.
Aslanian will work to build significantly on the university's more than 50 years of Armenian studies at the new center, which is part of The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA.
Currently head of UCLA's Energy and Propulsion Research Laboratory, Karagozian has been teaching at UCLA since 1982.
Major gift establishes The Promise Armenian Institute in the UCLA International Institute.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has translated important information about the spread of COVID-19 into Armenian for the general public. The article includes health and safety protocols as well as general information about the spread of the virus.
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