‘Multiple Identities and Memories of the Armenian World’ March 19

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‘Multiple Identities and Memories of the Armenian World’ March 19

U.S. Fulbright Scholar Dr. Hayk Demoyan will give a lecture, “Multiple Identities and Memories of the Armenian World,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium (Room 191) on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is part of the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program, and is funded through the Leon S. Peters Foundation. Demoyan’s presentation will analyze and discuss modern aspects of identity and memory politics in Armenia and the Armenian diaspora, taking particular note of the instrumentation of history and historical markers — including old and new symbols, heroes and historical events. Demoyan, a U.S. Fulbright visiting scholar at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies of Harvard University, is researching the identity transformation processes in the South Caucasus. He has been the director of the Armenian Genocide Museum and Institute in Yerevan, Armenia since 2006. Demoyan is head of the Scientific Council of the AGMI. He is also a chief editor of the International Journal of Armenian Genocide Studies. The lecture is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Fresno State lots P5 and P6, near the University Business Center. A parking code must be used at a kiosk to receive the free permit. INFO: Armenian Studies Program at 559.278.2669 or visit www.fresnostate.edu/armenianstudies.