Dr. Suren Manukyan named as 18th Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor

Dr. Suren Manukyan speaks next to the Armenian flag

Dr. Manukyan is the author of some thirty articles in the field of genocide and oriental studies. In his research interests, Dr. Manukyan explores the history of genocide, which explains the origins of social behaviors that lead up to mass murder, including prejudices, stereotypes, racism, religious and ethnic hatred, and discrimination.

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Video: 2021 Armenian Genocide Commemorative Virtual Event

Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State

The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Fresno has prepared a video, “2021 Armenian Genocide Commemorative Virtual Event,” in place of the annual commemorative event at the Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State.

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Ani Cathedral lecture to focus on sculpture and inscriptions

Ani Cathedral in Armenia

Dr. Christina Maranci, Tufts University Department of Art History and Architecture chair and Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel associate professor, will give a virtual presentation on “Ani Cathedral, its Sculpture, and its Inscriptions Revisited” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 on Zoom.

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2018 Kazan Visiting Professor impacts Fresno’s Armenian community

From left, Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Yektan Türkyilmaz and Richard Hagopian.

The Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies is an opportunity that happens only once each academic year, for a semester. This year the Armenian Studies Program hosts Dr. Yektan Türkyilmaz as the Kazan Visiting Professor during the spring semester. Türkyilmaz’ final lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Business Center in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno State.

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