ICELAND – On January 23, 2015, Narek Mkrtchyan, a 2013 graduate of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) program, gave a talk at the University of Iceland about issues related to the Armenian Genocide and Armenian identity.
The lecture was followed by an extensive interview with one of Iceland’s most widely-read newspapers, “Morgunbladet.” It was published in the February 2, 2015 issue and attracted much attention, leading to a discussion about resuming the the Icelandic Parliament’s campaign to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
Narek Mkrtchyan is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Yerevan State University.
Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.
PSIA graduate, Narek Mkrtchyan, presents at the University of Iceland