WATERTOWN — On Sunday April 21, at 2 p.m., the Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) will present a joint commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Cambodian Genocide and the ongoing Genocide in Darfur. The Armenian Genocide provided a blueprint for many other genocides of the 20th century. Armenian-Americans understandably focus each April on commemorating the [...]
By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator WORCESTER, Mass. — On Thursday, October 27, an audience of 200 braved snow to attend the opening of a two-day conference at Clark University, titled “Beyond the Armenian Genocide: The Question of Restitution and Reparation in Comparative Review.” The featured speaker was Prof. John Torpey, professor of sociology [...]
LINCOLN, Mass. — K. George Najarian and Carolann Najarian, MD, philanthropists, are being sued in a civil court by Grigor Igityan, the man convicted of swindling them of both property and money. Igityan was convicted on all counts in the criminal courts after more than eight years of hearings, trials and appeals up to the [...]
WATERTOWN — In a free preview at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) on November 6, actors will read scenes from the upcoming world premiere production of “Deported/ A Dream Play,” a new play about the Armenian Genocide by award-winning playwright Joyce Van Dyke.
WORCESTER, Mass. — The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University is sponsoring an interdisciplinary conference, “Beyond The Armenian Genocide: The Question of Restitution and Reparation in Comparative Review,” organized by Taner Akçam, the Robert Aram ’52 and Marianne Kaloosdian and Stephen and Marian Mugar Professor of Armenian Genocide Studies. The conference [...]
BELMONT, Mass. — Deborah Margosian Chapman found herself unusually tired a few months ago. The normally energetic full-time physical therapist and mother of two grown children played tennis a couple of times a week and walked several miles a day. She was shocked to discover that she had Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive blood cancer. [...]