Concepts of Nationalism and Their Role in Armenia

Concepts of Nationalism and Their Role in Armenia

November 13, 2017

Mikayel Zolyan began the presentation by defining the concepts of nationalism, nations, and ethnic groups, explaining that these concepts can take on different meanings depending on the context of their usage.

Rousseau, Democracy and Moral Liberty

Rousseau, Democracy and Moral Liberty

October 31, 2017

Dr. Simon Clarke presented the topic in three sections, with the aim of critically examining Rousseau’s justification for democracy over other forms of government and assessing possible solutions to the existing problem of democracy.

World-Famous Socrates Now Performed at AUA

World-Famous Socrates Now Performed at AUA

October 23, 2017

The event was co-organized by the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic to the Republic of Armenia, the RA Ministry of Culture, Elliniko Theatro and AUA to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Greece.

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.