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February 8, 2008: The Armenian Research Center has published The Armenian Massacres, 1894-1896: British Media Testimony, edited by Arman J. Kirakossian. Full details in a pdf format can be found here. Full details in html format can be found here.

The Armenian Research Center will cosponsor a public lecture by Dr. Hans-Lukas Kieser, Manoogian Simon Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on Jakob Kunzler and the Armenians on March 15, 2008 at St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Dearborn, MI. Full details in a pdf format can be found here. Full details in html format can be found here.

Rescheduled. The Armenian Research Center will cosponsor a public lecture by Dr. Joanne Laycock, Manoogian Simon Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on "British Encounters with Armenia in the Later 19th Century" on April 7, 2008 at St. John Armenian Church in Southfield, MI.
Full details can be found here in pdf format or here in html format.

The Armenian Research Center will again co-sponsor the annual Armenian Genocide and Holocaust Commemoration, which will be held at Wayne State University on May 2, 2008. The speakers will be Dr. Boaz Cohen of Sha'anan College in Israel and Dr. Donald Miller of the University of Southern California and Mrs. Lorna Touryan Miller of the Office for Creative Connections, All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena. You must RSVP for the breakfast. Further information can be found here in pdf format and here in html format.

Previous news

The Armenian Research Center has purchased The Rise of Modern Turkey, c 1906-1939 microfiche set from IDC. This collection of 318 microfiche from the India Office of the British Library will be useful to students of the final years of the Ottoman Empire, and in the study of the fate of the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire. A finding guide to this collection may be found at http://www.idcpublishers.com/ead/archdesc.php?faid=524faid.xml
The collection is ready for viewing by visitors to our Center.

The Armenian Research Center cosponsored the annual Armenian Genocide and Holocaust Commemoration at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on April 20, 2007:
English-language details without the photographics
English-language details with the photographs (very slow with a dial-up connection)
Armenian-language details as a Word file
Armenian-language details as a pdf file

Award-winning British journalist Robert Fisk discussed "The Middle East: The Roots and Realities of Enduring Conflict(s)" on December 20, 2006
English-language details without the photographics
English-language details with with the photographs (very slow with a dial-up connection)
Armenian-language details as a Word file
Armenian-language details as a pdf file

The Armenian Research Center received copies of the papers of the Garabed Bedrosian Collection.

September 10, 2003--The Armenian Research Center releases No. 1 of its UM-Dearborn Armenian Studies Series, Armenian Studies Chairs, Programs, and Related Graduate Studies, 1969-2003. This unique study lists graduate Armenian Studies dissertations and advisors from 1969 onwards organized by university (with a name index in the back). Click here for information on obtaining a copy.

September 9, 2003--The Armenian Research Center sponsors Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian, of the University of California, Los Angeles, to speak on "The Armenian Genocide in Retrospect" on September 26, 2003, and autograph copies of his latest anthology, Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Confronting the Armenian Genocide.

February 3, 2003--The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) released a report on the applicability of the 1948 Genocide Convention to what happened to the Armenians beginning in 1915. Although they found that the 1948 convention could not be applied ex post facto, their report is significant in another way: a third party report commissioned by a group composed of Armenians and Turks (the Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission [TARC]) has recognized the the catastrophe that befell the Armenians beginning in 1915 to be a genocide. Read their report here. Also see the statement by TARC here.

February 4, 2002--The Armenian Research Center sponsors Dr. Michael Stone, of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to speak to the community on his archeological finds in Eghegis, Armenia.

April 15--The Armenian Research Center sponsors Dr. Ara Sanjian, of Haigazian University in Beirut, to speak on campus about "Turkey and Her Arab Neighbors, 1953-1958."

April 16, 2002--The Armenian Research Center sponsors Dr. Ara Sanjian, of Haigazian University in Beirut, to speak to the community on "The Armenian Quest for Nagorno-Karabagh."

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