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Webinar: State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh Mr. Artak Beglaryan

On Monday, November 8, 2021 at 12pm (Eastern) / 9am (Pacific), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host a special webinar with Artak Beglaryan, State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh, in conversation with Anna Ohanyan, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College. The program will be presented as part of the NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues.

Guests have the option of viewing the livestream on YouTube or attending via Zoom. Zoom attendance requires registration in advance. Zoom attendees can submit written questions via Zoom which will be asked as time permits.

Zoom Registration link: https://bit.ly/NAASRBeglaryan

To view live on YouTube, no need to register. Go to NAASR’s channel at the start of the program or watch afterwards if you missed it:https://www.youtube.com/c/ArmenianStudies

Artak Beglaryan has served as State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) since June 2021. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Beglaryan worked as Chief of Staff of the President, and coordinated the activity of the Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For more than two years Artak Beglaryan served as the Human Rights Ombudsman for Artsakh. During his tenure, the office of Ombudsman issued numerous reports on both domestic and conflict-related human rights violations, including on war crimes committed by Azerbaijan during the 2020 aggression against Artsakh.


Beglaryan will engage in a conversation with Anna Ohanyan, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College in Massachusetts.

NAASR Webinar ‘Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in the Media: Perspectives from Around the Globe’ Tonight

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) invites you to a webinar tonight at 6:00pm ET entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh in the Media: Perspectives from Around the Globe” with a panel of scholar analysts.

In light of the most recent developments, they will also be discussing the current situation.

This is a rescheduling of the program that was to have taken place on November 5.

This program co-sponsored by Armenian Center at Columbia University and the NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues.

You have the option of viewing the livestream on the NAASR YouTube channel or attending via Zoom: https://www.youtube.com/c/ArmenianStudies

To attend on Zoom, register in advance as capacity is limited. Zoom attendees can submit written questions via Zoom which will be asked as time permits. Zoom Registration link: https://bit.ly/3jF1zjE.