n honor of Professor Vahakn N. Dadrian, the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, in collaboration with the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIS), is organizing a “Celebration of Life” event to be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the Deukmejian Community Center at the Ararat Home of Los Angeles,at 4:00PM. Professor Vahakn N. Dadrian, who passed away on August 2, 2019, was the preeminent scholar of the Armenian Genocide and was instrumental in establishing the larger field of genocide studies. His extensive research and scholarly work, which included the publication of numerous books and articles in academic journals as well as lectures in various academic, social and political venues, were transformative and resulted in greater international recognition of the Armenian Genocide. As a world-renowned authority on the subject, his contribution to humanity through the understanding of genocide has been invaluable.
An intimate evening with Sibil and friends at OIA
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OIA is a non profit public benefit corporation organized for charitable, educational, cultural and literary purposes. OIA sponsors and facilitates programs that are aimed to foster the Armenian spirit, traditions and culture with the aim to preserve and enhance Armenian life in order to ensure the survival of the Armenian Nation. Specifically, OIA promotes education through scholarships as well as a variety of programs designed to educate the youth and adults in the history, culture and heritage of the Armenian Nation in general; the rich heritage and the memory of the Constantinople Armenian culture in particular.OIA takes part in social action, fundraising and related community activities in synergy with other Armenian organizations to maintain a vibrant community that preserves the Armenian identity in Los Angeles and beyond.