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Archaeological Breakthrough in Armenia

Dan Adler with artifcatCongratulations Prof. Dan Adler and colleagues’ on huge find! 

Excavations in Armenia lead to important discovery challenging assumptions about early hominids and tool-making. Download the journal article published in Science:

D. S. Adler et al. “Early Levallois technology and the Lower to Middle Paleolithic transition in the Southern Caucasus.” Science 345, 1609 (2014); DOI: 10.1126/science.1256484.

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April 2015 – Armenian Oral History and Community Exhibition

The Norian Armenian Programs has undertaken an Oral History Project and Community Exhibition, aimed at providing a forum for individuals from the Armenian American community throughout Connecticut and the greater New England region to record, share, and preserve their stories, and in so doing, to contribute to the understanding of themes relating to immigration, cultural diversity, and identity relevant to the Armenian diaspora.

The exhibition will be in March-May 2015. Learn more about the exhibition and how you can contribute by visiting the exhibition page or the event page on Facebook!

11/1/2013 In Search of Historic Western Armenia

The Norian Armenian Programs Committee at the University of Connecticut is pleased to host a lecture titled:

“In Search of Historic Western Armenia,”

by the distinguished historian of Armenia, Dr. Richard Hovannisian

Date: November 1, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:30 PM (6:00PM Reception, 7:00PM Lecture)
Location: School of Social Work, Zachs Community Room, 1798 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian is Professor of Armenian and Near Eastern History and Immediate Past Holder of the Armenian Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Armenian History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Hovannisian is a Guggenheim Fellow and has received many honors for his scholar-ship, civic activities, and advancement of Armeni-an studies. He is a founder and six-time president of the Society for Armenian Studies.

Please RSVP by 10/25/2013