[Asbarez] Abrahamian joins the ANCA-WR team after a 3-year stint in Armenia where he worked in Goris’ IT sector for one year and then completed his master’s degree in political science and international affairs at AUA in Yerevan.
The decision to award the medal to Dr. Ter-Matevosyan was made by the Fridtjof Nansen Foundation on October 10, the birthdate of humanitarian, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and close friend of the Armenian nation, Fridtjof Nansen.
During the presentation Benjamin Abtan argued that states forfeit their sovereign rights when they violate or fail to protect the basic rights of their citizens.
Ambassador Mills began by sharing his memories of how AUA came into existence in 1991 with the support of the US government.
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.
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.
Dr. Senel admits that his month in Armenia has been a fascinating experience, although he doesn’t like to consider himself just a tourist who has come to spend time in a foreign country.
Aglyan opened his presentation by introducing the international relations theory and explaining how the main theories of IR are interrelated with the notion of hierarchy.
“During the discussion you realize that world issues are much more complicated than you thought,” Davit Musaelyan shared his thoughts on his experience.
Toghramadjian will be giving special attention to the ways in which Syrian-Armenians have contributed to Armenia’s development.