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New Roads

Jun 26, 2019

Professor Manuel Pastor, USC Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society & Social Change, and Distinguished Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity, spoke on Mixing Identities: Immigrant Integration in Los Angeles. Dr. Pastor is also the director of the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and for...


Jun 24, 2019

Dr. Mehmet Fatih Uslu, Assistant Professor of Turkish Language and Literature at Istanbul Shehir University, translated Zabel Yesayan's works from Armenian to Turkish. In this episode, Dr. Uslu talks about his "adventure with Armenian and with Zabel Yesayan." This talk took place at Innovate Armenia on May 18, 2019 at...


Jun 22, 2019

Dr. Ari Sekeryan, an honorary fellow of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford, speaks about growing up and learning to be Armenian in Turkey. This talk took place at Innovate Armenia on September 23, 2017 at USC.

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Jun 20, 2019

Dr. Irina Ghaplanyan is Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Nature Protection. She earned a PhD in political science from the University of Cambridge and is a published author specializing in states in transition, conflict resolution, and security studies. In this episode, Dr. Ghaplanyan discusses Armenia’s...


Jun 18, 2019

Mysteries, miracles, and occasional miseries – Dr. Victor Agadjanian, professor of sociology at UCLA, comes across these phenomena in his research. From studying Swahili, to sexual risks of migrant women in Russia, to gender ideology in Karabakh, he focuses on social demography, migration, and sexual and reproductive...