Tuesday, 8 May (7:30pm-10pm) “The First Armenian Republic a Century Later”

–Tuesday, May 8 (7:30pm-10pm)

International Symposium

“The First Armenian Republic a Century Later”

Location: Saroyan Hall, Krouzian-Zekarian-Vasbouragan Armenian School
825 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132

Speakers:

–Dr. George Bournoutian (Iona College)
“The Transformation of the Erevan Province into the Armenian Republic.”

–Dr. Amaduni Virabyan (Director of the National Archives of Armenia).
“Socioeconomic Conditions during the First Armenian Republic.” (in Armenian)

–Dr. Ashot Melkonyan (Director of the Institute of History of the
National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and Full Member
of the National Academy of Sciences).
“The Historical Significance of the Act of United Armenia (May 28,
1919).” (in Armenian)

–Dr. Ruben Safrastyan (Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of
the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and Full
Member of the National Academy of Sciences).
“The Kemalist War against the Armenian Republic: The Preparation Phase
(1919-1920).” (in Armenian)

Moderated by Dr. Stephan Astourian (Associate Adjunct Professor,
Department of History and Director of the Armenian Studies Program at
U.C. Berkeley)

Event co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program at U.C. Berkeley and
the A.R.F. Krisdapor Chapter