Intellectuals Analyzing the Soviet Legacy in Post-Soviet-Armenia
Cosponsored by the Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn
and the AGBU Alex & Marie Manoogian School
Thursday, 7:30 PM
May 2, 2013
AGBU Alex & Marie Manoogian School
22001 Northwestern Highway.
Southfield, MI 48075, USA
Armenia is in transition from Soviet socialism to liberal democratic capitalism. After more than 20 years of independence, one of the important issues for the success of this transition remains the issue of Armenia’s Soviet legacy. There are different opinions among the social groups of the Republic of Armenia concerning this legacy. Some people consider the Soviet era as a positive turn for the Armenian nation. But during the last 5 years, especially after the presidential election of 2008 and the subsequent violent crackdown of March 1st, public opinion has changed significantly.
He has authored or co-authored 11 monographs and more than 40 scientific articles published in the Armenian, English and Russian languages. He is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the Republic of Armenia, an Associate Professor at Yerevan State University, and currently a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley.
Light refreshments will be served.
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Armenian Research Center
University of Michigan-Dearborn
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