Lucineh Kassarjian has joined ATP’s leadership team in Armenia as country director.

Lucineh Kassarjian Joins ATP Team as Country Director

YEREVAN—Armenia Tree Project (ATP) recently announced that Lucineh Kassarjian has been appointed director of ATP operations in Armenia. Lucineh Kassarjian has joined ATP’s leadership team in Armenia as country director. Kassarjian has a degree in linguistics and pedagogy from Yerevan State [more...]

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

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Hairenik’s Anniversary Hits Home

At a time when the ethnic press is teetering on the brink of change, both the Armenian Weekly and Hairenik publications continue to toe the line with a vision to the future. Both papers have survived a plethora of editorial exchanges, a transgression of readership over its generations, unsettled [more...]

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments


Research Project to Explore Armenian Presence in China

BEIJING, China—The Gulbenkian Foundation announced this month that former Armenian Weekly Editor Khatchig Mouradian was awarded a fellowship to study the Armenian presence in China. The aim of the fellowship is to prepare the first phase of a longer term research project on the history of the [more...]

September 29, 2014 // 2 Comments

ARF organizations must realize that the idea of a “free, independent and unified” nation will never be realized until all Armenians are on board, and for this reason must be more considerate of domestic issues in Armenia.

Worcester ‘Aram’ Gomideh to Celebrate ARF Day

WORCESTER, Mass.—On Sun., Oct. 26, the Worcester “Aram” Gomideh hosts an ARF Day celebration at Val’s Restaurant in Holden, Mass. The program will feature Khajag Mgrdichian as speaker. The Arev Ensemble Mgrdichian was born in Kamishli, Syria, and has served as editor of a number of ARF [more...]

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Valerie Boyer

French Parliamentarian to Address AIWA Conference

BOSTON, Mass.—Valerie Boyer, a deputy in the French National Assembly who has spearheaded legislation to criminalize denial of the Armenian Genocide, heads the list of distinguished speakers who will participate in the 7th International Conference of the Armenian International Women’s [more...]

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian and His Excellency Ban Ki-moon

Prayer Service Held for UN General Assembly

Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian, pastor of the St. Illuminator’s Cathedral in New York and a member of the Armenian Prelacy Religious Council, represented Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan at the Prayer Service on the occasion of the 69th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Mon., Sept. [more...]

September 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

The poster of the conference

Clark, Worcester State to Host ‘Manufacturing Denial’ Conference

WORCESTER, Mass.—From Oct. 24-25, a conference on “Manufacturing Denial and the Assault on Scholarship and Truth” will take place at Worcester State University and Clark University in Worcester. The conference is co-sponsored and organized by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide [more...]

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

ALMA Offers Free Admission on Annual Museum Day: Sept. 28

Director of Gyumri IT Center to Speak at AMA

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Tues., Sept. 30, Amalya Yeghoyan, the executive director of the Gyumri Information Technology Center (GITC), will speak at the Armenian Museum of America (AMA) in Watertown. The Gyumri Information Technology Center (GITC) was established 10 years ago to educate information [more...]

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

AWHHE visits a pesticide disposal site in Armenia with national and international authorities.

Eight Women Strive for Health and Healthy Environment in Armenia

Special for the Armenian Weekly This is the first article in a six-part series about environmental organizations in Armenia. Today, like much of the world, Armenia faces significant environmental challenges, from poor waste management and mining exploitation to deforestation and conservation [more...]

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Gabriel Aljalian

Join Walk of Life Walkathon in Watertown, Support ABMDR

There is a great deal of excitement abuzz in Watertown. People are talking about the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s Walk of Life Walkathon, which takes place on Sept. 27, the very same day as the town’s annual festival.   The walk follows a 2.2-mile route starting at ACEC (located at [more...]

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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