Category: Cambridge

CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Armenian Society and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) announces a panel discussion on lightning, climate change and other exciting scientific challenges. This event is being held as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival on Monday, […]

Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Anna Ohanyan, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College, will moderate a panel discussion titled “The Armenian Parliamentary Elections in April 2017: How Can the Diaspora Engage in Armenia’s Democratic Evolution,” on Saturday, December 3, at 2 p.m., at Harvard University, Sever Hall, Room 113. The discussion […]

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Southern Californian award-winning author Dawn Anahid MacKeen is continuing her campaign to raise awareness of the Armenian Genocide. She is giving an illustrated talk on Sunday, October 16 based on her new book The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey and simultaneously helping to raise funds for Syrian Armenian refugees during […]

CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. – The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) organized a panel discussion called Disabilities and Social Inclusion in Armenia: Challenges and Opportunities, which was held with the cosponsorship of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the latter’s headquarters last month, on May 26. Five female specialists […]

Governor Dukakis Speaks at CYSCA Event on Armenia Trip

Governor Dukakis Speaks at CYSCA Event on Armenia Trip

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — Former Massachusetts governor Michael S. Dukakis made a guest appearance at a Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) panel discussion called Disabilities and Social Inclusion in Armenia held with the co-sponsorship of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the latter’s headquarters on May 26. His […]

Genocide Martyrs Icon Arrives at Holy Trinity, Cambridge

Genocide Martyrs Icon Arrives at Holy Trinity, Cambridge

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On November 1, all churches in the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) consecrated printed canvas replicas of the icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide, originally painted by Tigran Barkhanajyan for the 2015 ceremony of canonization. Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater […]

Robotics in Yerevan and Cambridge: A Panel Discussion

Robotics in Yerevan and Cambridge: A Panel Discussion

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — An Armenian robotics specialist was one of the speakers in a Lesley University panel discussion on April 21 called “Reading, Writing and Robotics: The Future of Education?” Lesley and the event organizer, the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA), presented the event, with the co-sponsorship of the National […]

Worldwide Reading Commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide on April 21, at MIT

Worldwide Reading Commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide on April 21, at MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, Worldwide Reading for Armenia will pay tribute to great Armenian writers in a series of readings, all taking place on April 21. Sponsored by the International Literature Festival Berlin and the Lepsius Haus in Potsdam, the readings will happen in several major cities […]