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Dec 23, 2018

“The workers broke the concrete panels with sledgehammers, then welders cut the metal and opened a passage to rescue my aunt and my two cousins.”
 
In this episode of The Quake, the USC Institute of Armenian Studie's Chitjian Researcher Archivist Gegham Mughnetsyan explores the very personal and public story of...


Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Sebouh Aslanian, born in Ethiopia, studies the Armenian merchants from Iran’s New Julfa region who operated simultaneously and successfully across all the major empires of the 17thand 18th centuries.  These merchants were the original transnational, global Armenians, and their legacy is visible throughout South...


Dec 14, 2018

"My father, kept climbing the stairs of the wreckage and carried out their library, book stack by book stack."
 
USC Institute of Armenian Studies Chitjian Researcher Archivist Gegham Mughnetsyan continues exploring the very personal and very public story of the 1988 earthquake that struck his hometown Gyumri,...


Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Houri Berberian has written about Armenian involvement in Iran’s Constitutional Revolution. She talks about life in Lebanon during the Civil War to undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley where she came to appreciate the connectedness of the peoples and issues of the greater Middle East, and the Armenian role in...


Dec 7, 2018

“I was born in a kindergarten. Something terrible had happened to my hometown two and a half years earlier that had left the city without a maternity hospital.”
 
Tune in to THE QUAKE - a new podcast miniseries from the USC Institute of Armenian Studies where the Institute’s Chitjian Research Archivist Gegham...