Submitted by global publisher on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 03:29
The name of Claude Mutafian, historian and expert in medieval Armenian history, is inseparably linked to the ancient Armenian kingdom of Cilicia. In September, Mutafian will come to Russia to take part in a conference organized by the Moscow State University in cooperation with Foundation for development and support of Armenian Studies "ANIV", titled “Armenian Diaspora and Armenian-Russian Relations: History and Modernity.” We spoke with Claude about Armenian heritage and Armenian treasures exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
Submitted by global publisher on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 00:33
Raymond Kévorkian is a historian, a scholar of the Armenian Genocide, former director of the Nubarian Library in Paris and the author of numerous works on the past and present of Armenia. He is taking part in a conference titled “Armenian Diaspora and Armenian-Russian Relations: History and Modernity,” organized by Moscow State University in cooperation with Foundation for development and support of Armenian Studies "ANIV" on September 14 and 15, 2016.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 01/12/2016 - 01:59
David Yan is a man of many talents and unparalleled energy. Born in Yerevan in1968 to an Armenian mother and a Chinese father, in his lifetime he has already built a global high-tech empire (ABBYY), developed the first pocket computer for young people (Cybiko), created a new-generation management system for restaurants and hospitality services (iiko) and a mobile payments system (Platius), opened an art café and four other venues in Moscow, launched an educational foundation (Ayb), published a book (“Now I Eat All I Want!”), designed a home for his family, earned a Ph.D.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 16:05
Every winter, Foreign Policy magazine selects 100 people whose ideas and projects have changed the world in the outgoing year for its “Global Thinkers” Award. The chosen ones are then featured in a special issue of the magazine. This year photographers Ara Oshagan, Levon Parian and architect Vahagn Thomasian have been selected in the “Artists" category for their project iwitness.
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 07/27/2015 - 14:30
By Irina Lamp
A world-famous microbiologist, Professor Garabed Antranikian, Ph.D., is president of the Hamburg University of Technology in Germany’s eponymous northern city. He is a recipient of multiple awards, the most coveted European environmental prize given by the German Environment Foundation among them. A descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors, he conducts research into microorganisms capable of withstanding extreme conditions.
Submitted by global publisher on Fri, 06/26/2015 - 15:32
Interview by Irina Lamp
Sesede Terziyan was born in 1981 in the small coastal town of Nordenham in Germany. She studied drama at the Ernst Busch College of Acting in Berlin. She was first cast at the German Theater Berlin and the Maxim Gorki Theater. In 2005, she became co-founder of the Berlin-based off-theater Eigenreich. In 2010 she starred in Nurkan Erpulat's plays “Lö Bal Almanya” and “Verrücktes Blut” (“Crazy Blood”). In 2011 the Theater heute (Theater Today) magazine nominated her actress of the year.
Submitted by global publisher on Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:25
By Irina Lamp
Imagine a century gone by before members of your family are able to reunite. Relatives you had presumed dead for a long time contact you unexpectedly. This is what happened to Haig Dolabdjian, a talented engineer who runs a small consulting company not far from Munich today. Like his father, he grew up believing that he and his siblings were the only ones to carry a name so unusual it is especially difficult for Germans to pronounce.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 11:58
By Artyom Yerkanyan
Famous American writer Chris Bohjalian has dropped the idea of writing a sequel to his worldwide best-selling novel “The Sandcastle Girls.” He believes that his book about the Armenian Genocide has accomplished its mission, so he now wants to write about Armenian revival, not the Armenian tragedy.