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CALL FOR PAPERS Armenian Diaspora(s) in Motion: Places, Stakeholders and Practices in the 21st Century

The objective of this 2-day conference will be to reflect on these contemporary reshapings of the Armenian diaspora(s), revealing their diversity and the new dynamics...more

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A family humanitarian legacy born in the tragedy of the Armenian Genocide

Documentary filmmaker Ani Hovannisian used a mix of photos, video clips and historic and family documents to recount the humanitarian work of Stanley and Elsa...more

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Western Armenian Is An Endangered Language. A New Generation In LA Is Learning It

UCLA Professor Hagop Gulludjian, the first recipient of the Kachigan Family Lectureship in Armenian Language and Culture, is teaching Western Armenian through creative writing projects....more

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VEM Ensemble's International Tour

The VEM Ensemble of the UCLA Armenian Music Program has just returned from its March 2023 tour of Armenia. The tour included ten workshops and...more

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Documentarian Explores Kerr Family's Legacy of Humanitarian Works in Promise Armenian Institute Program

On Wednesday, April 12, the Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA introduced a newly endowed lecture series named in honor of the Kerr family....more

Upcoming and Recent Events

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Join the Fowler Museum at UCLA for a presentation and reception celebrating its...more
Saturday, June 10, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Pacific Time)
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The 2nd Annual Armenian Language Workshop at UCLA, organized by Peter Cowe (UCLA) and Hrach...more
Saturday, June 3, 2023
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Zoom-based lecture by Jelle Verheij, Ph.D., with discussant commentary by Owen Miller, Ph.D. This event...more
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Zoom-based webinar by Dr. Haley Tupper and Nathan Chu.

This webinar is organized by the Promise...more

Thursday, May 25, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Virtual talk by B√ľke Uras with commentary by Arsen Yarman. This webinar is organized by...more
Thursday, May 18, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)