24 մայիս, 2017 17:18 Lessons from Transition: Ambassador Ed Djerejian Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, a US veteran diplomat, presented a talk entitled “Lessons from Transition” at a conference entitled END OF TRANSITION: Armenia 25 Years On. Now What?, organized by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies in Yerevan, on May 23-24, 2017 in Yerevan. The first leg of this international conference took place April 9-10, 2017 at the University of Southern California. CivilNet LIVE streamed the conference.

Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian is the director of Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. His career in the U.S. Foreign Service spanned the administrations of eight presidents from John F. Kennedy to William J. Clinton.
24 մայիս, 2017 15:49 Ambassador Jack Matlock: The End and the Beginning Jack Matlock, the last US ambassador to the USSR, presented a talk entitled “The End and the Beginning” at a conference entitled END OF TRANSITION: Armenia 25 Years On. Now What?, organized by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies in Yerevan, on May 23-24, 2017 in Yerevan. The first leg of this international conference took place April 9-10, 2017 at the University of Southern California. CivilNet LIVE streamed the conference.

Ambassador Jack Matlock is a career diplomat who served on the front lines of American diplomacy during the Cold War and was the last U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union when the Cold War ended. During his 35 years in the US Foreign Service, Matlock also served as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for European and Soviet Affairs on the National Security Council Staff.
23 մայիս, 2017 20:55 Ronald Suny: I Cannot Imagine Armenia Without Russia Ronald Suny, Professor at the University of Chicago, presented a talk entitled “Where Did All the Transitions Go? Façade Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Post-Soviet World” at a conference entitled END OF TRANSITION: Armenia 25 Years On. Now What?, organized by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies in Yerevan, on May 23-24. CivilNet LIVE streamed the conference. Below is the full text of Professor Suny’s lecture.

Let’s turn our minds back to those difficult, exciting, euphoric days a quarter century ago. It was a time of triumphant optimism; the end of dictatorship and the promise of democracy; a return, it was said, to the “path of civilization;” and an “end of history” with the universal establishment of western-style liberal societies that would look a lot like the United States and Britain but with all the welfare guarantees of Sweden or Norway. Armenia, it was believed, would become a new Singapore or Hong Kong.
20 May, 2017 20:01 Oblivion, Silence, and (Re)Writing of History: Vicken Cheterian Vicken Cheterian, a freelance journalist and scholar from the University of Geneva, was a keynote speaker at an international conference entitled “Armenia-Turkey: Paving the Way for Dialogue,” organized by CRRC Armenia in Yerevan. Cheterian speaks about how scholars and public intellectuals were engaged with the 1915 exterminations, “what we still face as research questions, and more broadly why this event is still relevant to our generation.”
The conference was held at the Yerevan State University on May 18 and 19, 2017, and was LIVE streamed by CivilNet.
19 մայիս, 2017 20:59 Armenia and Turkey: Changing Social and Political Boundaries After the Genocide Ugur Umit Üngör, a scholar from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) was a keynote speaker at an international conference entitled “Armenia-Turkey: Paving the Way for Dialogue,” organized by CRRC Armenia. In his speech entitled "Armenia and Turkey: Changing Social and Political Boundaries after the Genocide," Ugur Umit Üngör discusses some of the major issues between Armenia and Turkey in the post-genocide era, including recognition, mutual perceptions, political borders, changing roles, and identity.
The conference was held at the Yerevan State University on May 18 and 19, 2017, and was LIVE streamed by CivilNet.
29 ապրիլ, 2017 16:16 Բաթում, Պոլիս, Ալեքսանդրապոլ. հետահայաց՝ մեկ դար անց․ Թաթուլ Հակոբյան Թաթուլ Հակոբյանը cԿաճառ հաղորդման շրջանակում խոսում է 1918-1920 թվականներին Տրապիզոն-Բաթումի, Կոստանդնուպոլսի և Ալեքսանդրապոլի բանակցությունների մասին։ Հարյուր տարվա հեռավորությունից փորձ է արվում գնահատել Հայաստանի Առաջին Հանրապետության արտաքին քաղաքականությունը և հարաբերությունները հարևանների հետ։ 23 ապրիլ, 2017 21:50 Hrant Kostanyan: EU-Armenia Relations: A Story of Stalled Transition Dr. Hrant Kostanyan, who is a Researcher at CEPS, a Senior Expert at the College of Europe Natolin and an Adjunct Professor at Vesalius College, speaks about EU-Armenia relations. His research focuses on EU institutions and decision-making, primarily on the European External Action Service (EEAS), the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and the EU’s relations with Eastern Neighbours and Russia. Kostanyan was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017. 23 ապրիլ, 2017 19:51 Shant Shekherdimian։ The Diaspora’s Role in Armenia’s Health Care Transition Shant Shekherdimian, who is a pediatric surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCLA, speaks about the Diaspora’s role in Armenia’s health care transition. He has a deep interest in health care systems in Armenia, including the development of a pediatric quality improvement program, and spearheading a new model of effective diaspora contribution to Armenia’s health care system. Shekherdimian was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017. 23 ապրիլ, 2017 15:26 Arman Grigoryan: Why Did Armenia's Transition Fail? Professor Arman Grigoryan teaches at LeHigh University. His doctoral dissertation is on the role of third parties in state-minority conflicts. Grigoryan was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017.
22 ապրիլ, 2017 23:22 Philip Gamaghelyan։ The Cynical Politics of Fluid Memory in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Philip Gamaghelyan, who is a conflict resolution scholar-practitioner, the co-founder of the Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation, and the managing editor of the Caucasus Edition, speaks about the role of memory in the Nagorno-Karabakh war. Gamaghelyan was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017.
21 ապրիլ, 2017 22:34 Gregory Aftandilian: The Diminishing Importance of Armenia in US Foreign Policy Gregory Aftandilian, who is an adjunct professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program of American University, Washington, DC. and lecturer in international relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University, speaks about Armenia and US foreign policy. Aftandilian was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017. 14 ապրիլ, 2017 14:31 Anna Ohanyan: On Statecraft in a Fractured Region Professor Anna Ohanyan, who chairs the department of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College in Massachusetts, speaks about the fractured region of the South Caucasus. Her presentation focuses on the regional structures of engagement in the area. Anna Ohanyan was a panelist at the END OF TRANSITION conference, hosted by USC Institute of Armenian Studies on April 9-10, 2017.