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A New Treasure Made Public

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The Parikian Collection: A New Treasure Made Public

Hratch Tchilingirian |  21 February 2018

Eton College formally launched the collection of some 650 volumes of rare early Armenian printed books from the 16th to 19th centuries, bequeathed to the school by renowned British-Armenian violinist Manoug Parikian (1920-1987).

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2018-02-21

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Female Diaconate

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Historic Ordination of a Deaconess in the Tehran Diocese of the Armenian Church

Hratch Tchilingirian |  12 January 2018

The Primate of the Diocese of Tehran ordained a young woman as a deaconess in Tehran’s St. Sarkis Mother Church on September 25, 2017. Even as the office of deaconess had existed in Armenian Church convents for centuries, this was a historic first. It is the first time that a lay woman, not a nun, was was ordained a “parish deacon.”

Hratch Tchilingirian
2018-01-12

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National Hospital's Cigarette Paper

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“Cigarette Paper” produced by the National Hospital in Constantinople

2015 July 17 | Hratch Tchilingirian  (Published in Bardez, 2018, Armenian Instittue, London).

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2015-07-21

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Identity in the 21st century

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New ‘software’ is needed for Armenian identity in the 21st century

Hratch Tchilingirian | 14 December 2014

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2014-12-14

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In Black and White

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Exhibit:  “Armenians” by artist Hratch Arbach (Paris)

Armenians in Black and White

Hratch Tchilingirian | 1 February 2014

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Constructing Reality: scholarship and policy

Constructing Reality: scholarship and policy on post-independence Caucasus

Hratch Tchilingirian | 12 November 2013

This observation of an Abkhaz social worker captures the general frustration of "outsiders" with the Caucasus.  I would add that the "frustration" is not only or necessarily on the empirical level, but about the changing shades of the "picture" formulated about the region by outsiders.

Hratch Tchilingirian
2015-08-07

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Security Issues in Eurasia

Security Issues in Eurasia

Hratch Tchilingirian | 26 September 2004

The end of the Soviet Union triggered major political, ideological, territorial, military, economic, social and cultural transitions in a vast geographic area, which has come to be known as Eurasia.  This resource rich and increasingly significant region extends from eastern China to the borders of Europe and the Middle East. 

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2015-08-07

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