Current Debates in Turkish Foreign Policy: the Case of Cyprus

Current Debates in Turkish Foreign Policy: the Case of Cyprus

October 9, 2017

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.

MA TEFL’s Professor Dodigovic Acts as Lead Guest Editor for TESOL International Journal

MA TEFL’s Professor Dodigovic Acts as Lead Guest Editor for TESOL International Journal

September 29, 2017

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.

LGBT Issues in Armenia

LGBT Issues in Armenia

September 29, 2017

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.

The Crisis in Democratic Governance in Armenia and the US

The Crisis in Democratic Governance in Armenia and the US

September 15, 2017

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 Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference

AUA Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference

July 14, 2017

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,

CHSS Dean Thomas Samuelian Delivers Address at German Music Gala Evening

CHSS Dean Thomas Samuelian Delivers Address at German Music Gala Evening

May 22, 2017

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.