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Armenians and Progressive Politics – “Armenian-Turkish Relations: The Road to Justice”

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation “Shant” Student Association will be hosting the upcoming Armenians and Progressive Politics conference titled “Armenian-Turkish Relations: The Road to Justice” on October 3-4, 2014 at Occidental College in Eagle Rock. This year’s conference will focus on domestic social movements in Turkey, reconciliation groups, reparations, and the...

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«Հրանտ Դինք» վեցերորդ միջազգային մրցանակը՝ խիզախության համար

  Սեպտեմբերի 15-ին` Հրանտ Դինքի ծննդյան օրը,  Ստամբուլի Ջեմալ Ռեշիթ Ռեյ համերգասրահում կայացել է «Հրանտ Դինք» հիմնադրամի կազմակերպած մրցանակաբաշխությունը, որի ընթացքում համանուն՝ թվով վեցերորդ միջազգային մրցանակով պարգևատրվել է Շեբնեմ Քորուր Ֆինջանջըն՝ Թուրքիայից և Անգի Զելթերը՝ Բրիտանիայից, հաղորդում է «Հրանտ Դինք» հիմնադրամի կայքը: 1997թ. Զելթերը վեց ակտիվիստներից մեկն էր, որը նախաձեռնեց...

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Kayseri/Կեսարիա: Kazasi

Kayseri/Կեսարիա: Kazasi 20 yuzyilin baslarinda sehir merkezinin nufusu 50.000’in uzerindeydi; sehrin 114 mahallesinden 28’inde toplam 18.907 ermeni yasamaktaydi. Sehirde Apostolik Ermenilere ait Surp Krikor Lusavoriç, Surp Asvadzadzin ve Surp Sarkis kiliselerinin yani sira Katolik Ermenilere ait Surp Haç kilisesi ve bir protestan kilisesi bulunuyordu. Sehirdeki Ermenilere ait egitim kurumlarinin adlari...

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ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAROYAN VISIT TO BITLIS – STREET RENAMED IN HIS HONOR (Gomidas Inst. London)

ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAROYAN VISIT TO BITLIS – STREET RENAMED IN HIS HONOR Posted on 13/08/2014 by admin Ara Sarafian (Gomidas Institute) and Hüseyin Olan (Bitlis co-Mayor) in Sapkor district of Bitlis, June 2014 Bitlis town council has approved the renaming of five streets in this historic town in south-eastern Turkey....

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Passing news of Mr. Haci Dursun Ergun (1954-2014)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr.Haci Dursun Ergun (1954-2014) on behalf of   OIA Board of Trustees, OIA Executive Committee and all the committees, we convey our heartfelt condolences To His Widow: Mrs. Lusin Ergun His Daughters : Maggy  &  Christine  Ergun. His Brother in Law: Dr. And  Mrs. Mark and Annette Kosker (Dr Mark...

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Conductor of Kohar Symphony Orchestra Sebouh Apkarian has passed away – Ոչ Եւս Է Խմբավար Սեպուհ Աբգարեան (ASBAREZ)

Maestro Sebouh Apkarian signs in OIA Memory Guest Book In 2004 a musical event was held at AGBU Manoogian-Demirjian Schools’ Agajanian Hall, organized by OIA Cultural Committee. Mr. Sebouh Apkarian was invited there, who talked about Kohar Choir’s formation. Also, a speech was given by Mr. Mark Chenian, Trustee of Melkonian educational...

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Passing news of Mr. Marten Hekimyan (Istanbul)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Marten Hekimyan   on behalf of   OIA Board of Trustees, OIA Executive Committee and all the committees, we convey our hearthfelt condolences To  His Daughter : M/M Raffi & Erlin Marukian  (Raffi is current V.Chairman of OIA Board of Trustees and President of OIA Executive Com.) (Erlin is...

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Ara Güler, Turkey’s master of photography

Ara Güler, Turkey’s master of photography ISTANBUL – Anatolia News Agency Master of photography, Ara Güler has an archive of two million photos that he keeps in the third floor of an apartment inherited from his father. But he does not want a public museum Selected as ‘one of the...

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A Photographic Tribute to Baydzar, One of Diyarbakir’s Last Armenians (The Armenian Weekly)

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (A.W.)—One of Diyarbakir’s last Armenians, 87-year-old Baydzar Eken,passed away at a local hospital on June 23. A month earlier, on May 23, the Armenian Weekly editors, joined by a small group of Armenian writers, filmmakers, and authors from across the U.S., visited with Baydzar at her apartment, located within the walls of...

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