Save the Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021, 4 PM
The Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State University recently announced the publication of its latest book, The Committee of Union and Progress: Founders, Ideology, and Structure, Volume 13 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno.
The Tekeyan Cultural Association Metro Los Angeles chapter is excited to announce the book will be presented and discussed for the first time in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4 PM at the Tekeyan Center in Altadena, CA. One of the editors of the publication, Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian of Fresno State University, will present the book. The volume includes a collection of articles that reflect on Ottoman Armenians and the Turkish nationalist movement of the Committee of Union and Progress before WWI. The articles provide new, critical insights on the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923.
A kinetson–a traditional Armenian presentation and book-blessing ceremony that involves pouring wine over the pages will take place.
More details to come. All are welcome.