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Sep 5, 2019

Journalism from Los Angeles to Yerevan – For over 30 years, Apo Boghigian was the editor-in-chief of Asbarez, a daily bilingual Armenian newspaper in L.A. This month, he assumes the directorship of the Civilitas Foundation, and its media outlet CivilNet, in Armenia. Boghigian speaks to Institute Director and...


Aug 27, 2019

Isfahan to Berkeley to Yerevan – Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian’s career is as diverse as it is long. The engineer turned university president speaks to Institute Director Salpi Ghazarian about his personal, educational, and professional trajectory. He focuses on the founding of the American University of Armenia, in...


Aug 22, 2019

Photo literacy and identity – Tsoleen Sarian, Exec. Director of Project SAVE - The Armenian Photograph Archive, based in Boston, talks about the significance of understanding, preserving, and digitizing historic documents. In conversation with Institute Director Salpi Ghazarian, Sarian discusses how generations...


Aug 5, 2019

Arevik Anapiosyan, Armenia's Deputy Minister of Education and Science, discusses Armenia's post-“velvet revolution” education policies – the challenges, strategies, and solution. This talk took place at Innovate Armenia on May 18, 2019 at USC.

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Aug 1, 2019

Rober Koptas is the editor-in-chief of Aras Publishing, an Istanbul-based publishing house co-founded in 1993 by Hrant Dink, Mkrtich Margosyan, and Yetvart Tovmasyan. Koptas was previously editor-in-chief of Hrant Dink’s Agos newspaper. He spoke at Innovate Armenia about Istanbul’s Armenian community and...