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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.

American University of Armenia, University of Miami to Co-Host Program on ‘Russia’s Near Abroad’

MIAMI, FL – The American University of Armenia (AUA) and the University of Miami (UM) will co-host a program entitled “Russia’s Near Abroad” on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:20PM ET.

The discussion will feature Dr. Dina Mouliokova, Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Miami, International Studies; Roger Kanet, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, UM and former Dean of UM’s School of International Studies (1997-2000); Dr. Vahram Ter-Matevosyan, PSIA Program Chair and Associate Professor, AUA; and Dr. Arsen Gasparyan, Associate Professor, AUA.

Click here to join the webinar on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:20PM ET.

FLArmenians Webinar: A Conversation with Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)