Submitted by s.khandanyan on Fri, 12/23/2016 - 14:38
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.
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 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 Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:43
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.”
Submitted by global publisher on Thu, 03/24/2016 - 14:34
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.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:15
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.
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 on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 15:09
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.
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 16:01
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.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 12:46
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.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 14:54
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.
Submitted by global publisher on Fri, 11/27/2015 - 16:00
Against the backdrop of World War I, the Young Turk authorities of the Ottoman Empire planned and perpetrated a Genocide of their Armenian subjects. But amidst the devastation and violence, there were people who opposed the forced deportations and mass killings of Armenians and voiced their protest, at a time when many considered the slaughter to be beneficial for the Turkish nation.
They were governors, villagers, community leaders and friends who managed to save the lives of many Armenian men, women and children in dire circumstances.