On September 27, the Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) held a debate on Turkish foreign policy, exploring the case of the Republic of Cyprus. The topic was presented by Assistant Professor Dr. Muzaffer Şenel, also the director of the Center for Modern Turkish Studies at Istanbul Şehir University.
Professor Marina Dodigovic of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s MA TEFL program recently acted as lead guest editor for a special issue of the TESOL International Journal. The issue is dedicated to vocabulary teaching, learning and assessment, a timely topic as vocabulary research is one of the fastest growing areas in applied linguistics and TESOL.
On September 20, the Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted Mr. Mamikon Hovsepyan, Executive Director of PINK Armenia, who delivered a seminar examining the politics of LGBT issues in Armenia. Mr. Hovsepyan discussed LGBT rights, the extent to which those rights are respected and upheld in Armenia, and the essential role of the Armenian government in protecting the LGBT community.
Reopening the Armenian Museum in Jerusalem: AUA Hosts Claude Mutafian to Present Draft Exhibition PlanSeptember 21, 2017
[mediamax.am] AUA Digital Library of Classical Armenian Literature invited Claude Mutafian to present the draft exhibition plan of the museum. The scientist believes that Jerusalem is the largest and most valuable treasury of Armenian science after Armenia herself. Unfortunately, the huge collection of materials is not available to visitors.
From September 11-15, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s LL.M. program had the pleasure of hosting Professor Mark Movsesian from St. John’s University School of Law as a visiting professor. He taught a course titled ‘Topics in American Law: US Constitution and Human Rights.’
On September 6, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) program hosted Eric Hacopian, a California-based political consultant, for a seminar comparing and contrasting the crisis in democratic governance in Armenia with the current political events in the United States and Western Europe.
AUA’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program and Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) held the Sixth Student Research Conference for Graduate and Undergraduate students in linguistics and applied linguistics,
The aim of the internship is to assist with the implementation of the Gulbenkian Foundation’s Translation Series project, which will make seminal texts in the humanities and the social sciences available in Armenian.
On May 15, Converse Bank organized the German Music Gala Evening in appreciation of the German Bundestag’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The event was held in the Mural Hall of the National Gallery of Armenia with His Excellency Mathias Kiesler Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Executive Director of Converse Bank Arthur Hakobyan, and AUA College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Dean Dr. Thomas Samuelian, and other distinguished guests in attendance.
PSIA Seminar: Sources of Armenian Foreign Policy Decision-making in Light of 2015 Constitutional AmendmentsMay 3, 2017
YEREVAN, Armenia— On April 26, the Political Science and International Affairs program (PSIA) of the American University of Armenia (AUA)