“Ravished Armenia” has been published in Chinese

Ta Wei Wang, Taiwanese political scientist and specialist on international relations has initiated the translation and publication of the book Ravished Armenia after visiting Armenia and discovering the story of Aurora Mardiganian in the Armenian Genocide Museum. 
 
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The Other Side of Home On the Road to Oscars

By Sargis Khandanyan
 
Maya and Nare travel together for forty minutes; in step with time but in different directions. They have appeared on different sides of the same story. It’s the same home in Sebastia (now the town of Sivas in Turkey), that unites the two women. But they are in different sides of this home.
 
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Raymond Kévorkian: “Collaboration is very important”

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.
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Claude Mutafian: “We should leave the Armenian ghetto”

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.
 
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In Video Veritas

 
by Christopher Atamian
 
 
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True Faith

By Mark Grigoryan

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Amazing Visually

By Christopher Atamian
 
As one of Hollywood’s most accomplished film and television producers and entertainment executives, Howard Kazanjian has been involved with some of the industry’s most successful films, including “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and the “Star Wars” classic “Return of the Jedi.” During his seven years as vice president of production at Lucasfilms Ltd. Kazanjian also oversaw production of “Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.”  
 
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Roots Shaping Worldviews

By Christopher Atamian

Intellectually curious and charming, Ian Bremmer has carved out a central place for himself in the American foreign policy establishment. He has become the go-to man of presidents and congressmen for strategic advice and balanced intelligence, especially when it comes to Russia and the former Soviet republics.  

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The Funniest Woman West of Istanbul

By Christopher Atamian
 
Two-time Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Andrea Martin has always been her own woman — independent, fun, ambitious and wildly popular: homecoming queen at her high school graduation in Portland, Maine, beloved member of Canada's "SCTV" and doyenne of offbeat comedic genius everywhere.
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One Man’s Vision: David Yan

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.
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Honesty as the Best Policy

By Haig Chahinian
 
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Genocide in Modern Times

By Tigrane Yegavian 
 
Between 2001 and 2007, prominent French lawyer Philippe Kalfayan was the Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights. On the UN’s “International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime,” 100 LIVES spoke to Kalfayan about the status quo in the field of human rights and the prevention of crimes against humanity.
 
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Plight of the Yazidis

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has designated December 9 as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The UN adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on December 9, 1948. Today, 100 years after the Armenian Genocide and 67 years after the convention was passed, a full-scale Genocide is underway on territories occupied by ISIS.
  
By Irina Lamp
 
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December 9 Joint Statement

December 9 is now the United Nations' International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. We join the UN today in remembering the victims of Genocide and confirming our collective responsibility to prevent this crime. Each December 9, we shall highlight the international community’s shared responsibility and call for greater accountability and action as a way of bestowing dignity to those who suffered.
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True to His Name

By Artem Yerkanian
 
Managing some 1,000 employees is no easy task, but Mark Hoplamazian does it successfully. For the past ten years this prominent Armenian American businessman has been president and chief executive officer of the Hyatt Hotels Corporation, one of the largest hotel chains in the world. The chain numbers 573 hotels and employs staff in 58 countries, spanning five continents. 
 
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