LECTURE – Fulbright program in Armenia, 23 July 2010, Yerevan, Armenia

Publish Date: Jul 08, 2010

Deadline: Jul 20, 2010

US Alumni Association of Armenia
Cordially invites you to participate in a lecture on
Fulbright program in Armenia
Ruben Mirakyan

Date: 23 July 2010
Time: 7:00 pm
Country: Armenia
City: Yerevan
Venue: To be announced to registered participants
Deadline to Register: 20 July 2010
How to Register: See below
Language of the Lecture: Armenian

If you want to know more about applying for the Fulbright Program and about the ways to do it – then this lecture is for you. Presenter will start the lecture with an introduction to the Fulbright Program in general and will try to provide kind of a Guide for a Fulbright Scholar/Researcher abroad. The participants will learn more about how to prepare their leave to US and the first steps to do when they arrive. He will also provide the general advices and assistance, which could be useful for the applicants during the grant period. As Dr. Mirakyan was affiliated with the University of California, Santa Barbara – the cons and pros of the particular University will be highlighted. The possibility of establishing a Fulbright Armenian Society will also be discussed during the lecture, thus all those who are Fulbright alumni in Armenia are also invited to take part in this meeting.

Lecturer Bio: Ruben Mirakyan, Associate Professor at the Department of Arabic Studies, Yerevan State University is the recipient of a 2009-2010 Fulbright Research Scholar Award. Dr. Mirakyan was affiliated with the Religious Studies Department, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and was holding a research called “The Changing Identity of American Muslims: A Modern Assessment”. His host at the UCSB was Dr. Wade Clark Roof – Professor of Religion and Society and Director of the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

To participate in this lecture, please, submit an e-mail with short (1-3 lines) introduction (in Armenian or in English) about yourself to usarmalum@yahoo.comwith “Fulbright” in the subject line. The authors of emails with different subject line will not be considered for participation in this lecture. So, please, be sure that you mention “Fulbright” in the subject line of your e-mail when registering for this lecture. The details of the meeting will be shared with those who registered till July 20.

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