Artsakh Awareness Month Panel Discussion


As part of Artsakh Awareness Month, join us this Sunday at 3:00 PM for a Virtual Panel Discussion, led by three world-renowned experts on Armenia and Artsakh.

Simon Maghakyan is an investigative researcher, writer, and human rights advocate who has spearheaded research efforts exposing the cultural genocide perpetrated by the Azerbaijani regime in its occupied territories. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Tufts University, executive director of the Save Armenian Monuments project, and recent guest speaker on a panel about the prevention of cultural genocide at the ANCA-WR’s 2022 “Grassroots Conference on Artsakh”.

Christina Maranci is Harvard University’s Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies. She is the first person of Armenian descent, and the first woman to hold the position. She has published several books about Armenian art and architecture. Maranci is a world-renowned expert in medieval Armenian history, and has conducted timely and groundbreaking research about the preservation and history of ancient Armenian heritage sites. She was also recently elected the President of the Society for Armenian Studies. 

Artyom Tonoyan is a historian, sociologist, and writer specializing in the study of religion and nationalism in the South Caucasus and the Artsakh conflict. He is currently a visiting Professor of Global Studies at Hamline University. His most recent book, Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press analyzes Moscow’s understanding of the Artsakh conflict through a careful, comprehensive investigation of articles, eyewitness accounts and interviews. He is currently working on a new book charting the social, historical, and religious backgrounds of the Artsakh conflict.


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See you all Sunday!