Event Open to the Public
Please stay tuned, this event may be cancelled due to the current air quality in Berkeley.
Date: Friday, November 16
Speaker: Aghasi Yenokian ((Political Analyst, South Caucasian and
Russian Affairs, and Voice of America)
Topic: “Quo Vadis Armenia?: What May Come after the Velvet Regime Change?”
Followed by a short conversation with Dr. Stephan Astourian.
Location: 370 Dwinelle Hall (U.C. Berkeley)
Biography: Aghasi Yenokyan graduated from the Department of Physics of Yerevan State University and earned an MBA from the American University of Armenia. Mr. Yenokyan served as chief of the Yerevan Bureau of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and editor-in-chief of http://www.1in.am/, a news web portal. He has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of International Relations of Yerevan State University. Aghasi Yenokyan was a research fellow at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University and a visiting research fellow at the University of Chicago.
Abstract: This talk will analyze what has been called the “Velvet
Revolution” in Armenia. It will assess the current situation and the
possible developments resulting from the forthcoming parliamentary