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LA Nonprofit Seeks to Educate Armenians About Medical Options

by | July 10th, 2012 | 1 comments

A new Armenian-American nonprofit is seeking to educate LA-area Armenians about their medical options.

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Restoring the Ledger of History

by | February 23rd, 2012 | 3 comments

George Bournoutian’s series of translations of primary sources from Russian, Armenian, and Iranian can only be described as linguistic tours de force requiring knowledge in a wider range of languages than the ones just listed in order to unravel the historical information embedded in these long-overlooked records from the 17th through the 19th centuries.

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Armenia’s Only Hippotherapy Center Breaking Ground in Mental Health Sector Amid Financial Trouble

by | December 8th, 2011 | 3 comments

On a blazing summer day in a village named Ushi, Davit Mamikyan, a resident of Jermik Ankyun, Armenia’s first home for physically and mentally handicapped adults, cautiously climbed onto a chestnut-colored horse named Salma. The [...]

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Learn Armenian with the Aid of a Computer

by | June 27th, 2011 | 4 comments

Editor’s note: The following is a translation of an article original published by H. Asatrian of the Orer Armenian publication in Prague. We’ve prepared a translated version for Ararat readers to better familiarize them with [...]

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The Debate Over Foreign-Language Schools in Armenia

by | March 7th, 2011 | 5 comments

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. — B.F. Skinner In April 2010, the Armenian government proposed a bill of amendments to the Armenian laws “On Language” and “On General Education.” [...]

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The Facebook Style of Storytelling

by | December 1st, 2010 | 3 comments

It’s meant to entertain, but a new wave of Armenian history told through Facebook status updates and comments might be the hip story-telling today’s kids need.

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A Century of Silence: Terror and the Armenian Genocide

by | October 21st, 2010 | 3 comments

If rape, torture, sex slavery, massacre, and ethnic cleansing are on a continuum of major human rights violations, then genocidal impulse occupies the extreme pole of that continuum. Crimes of genocide go beyond a need for naked power, economic aggrandizement or territorial conquest. They involve psychogenic and psychodynamic underpinnings that can be terrifying to contemplate. Yet, their psychological study is essential.

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