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Unpacking Armenian Studies

Sep 18, 2020

Armenians in Turkey — Dr. Ari Şekeryan, raised in Istanbul, is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan, studying the minority-majority relations in the final years of the Ottoman Empire. He talks to Institute Director Salpi Ghazarian about the role of newspapers and churches in the vision for a united...


Sep 11, 2020

Who is a 1.5 generation immigrant? What is the connection between generation and language? What are the challenges of transmitting Armenian as a 1.5 generation parent? And what's with all the guilt and shame? Dr. K is joined by attorney and co-founder of ToTalk Armenian, Armine Bazikyan, as they discuss Armine's...


Sep 4, 2020

Armenians Beyond Diaspora: How They Made Lebanon Their Own — A conversation with Dr. Tsolin Nalbantian about her work understanding Lebanese politics and how “Armenian” space is fashioned in a Lebanon where citizens are demanding the end to a decades-old sectarian government system that has sustained inefficiency,...


Sep 1, 2020

Memories of grandparents and all the ways Armenians refer to their grandparents in this episode of Inch by Inch.

Inch by Inch is an exploration of the details of intimate daily life and their connections to the larger questions, through the prism of Armenian cultural and linguistic memories.

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Aug 28, 2020

Writing Turkish with Armenian letters — Dr. Murat Cankara teaches Turkish language and literature at the Social Sciences University of Ankara. He talks to Institute Director Salpi Ghazarian about how and why 2,000 Armeno-Turkish novels and other works were published over centuries.

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