MIT Armenian Society (MITAS) and the Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support (ARMACAD) cordially invite the academically oriented community of the Greater Boston area to attend the Armenian Students and Affiliates meeting at MIT.
Date: April 26, 2013, Friday
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Room 4-237, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
The founder of ARMACAD Khachik Gevorgyan (Assistant Professor at Yerevan State University, currently a visiting scholar at Stanford University) will introduce the Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support, the projects so far implemented by this association and its future plans. ARMACAD is an organization which operates without any financial support merely on voluntary basis.
Associate Professor of the Department of Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University and prominent specialist in Taleshi studies Dr. Vardan Voskanyan will join the gathering via skype to introduce the newly established “Voice of Talishistan” radio broadcasting from Shushi, Nagorno Karabakh Republic.
Armenian Entrepreneur Dr. Ruben Mirakyan, who is the founder and director of Armenian iBooks will join the gathering via Skype from Armenia and introduce Armenian iBooks to participants.
At the meeting the potential of the MIT, Harvard, Tufts University and Boston University Armenian Community in fostering the academic and economic development of Armenia and Armenians worldwide will be discussed. Thus, one of the goals of this meeting will be to find ways to include Greater Boston area Armenians into the Union such as ARMACAD to form a strong and supportive community and network.
Scholars and professionals from Harvard, Tufts, Boston University and beyond will also join the meeting.