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Օvercoming traumatic memories after escaping Baku, Azerbaijan

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm +04

Օvercoming traumatic memories after escaping Baku, Azerbaijan

About the Event:

Join a discussion of the book “Nowhere, a Story of Exile,” translated by the Newmag Publishing House.

During the event, author Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte will talk about her experience as a young girl documenting the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself, all against the backdrop of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Astvatsaturian Turcotte will also talk about traumatic memories and how to overcome them.

About the Speaker:

Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte is an Armenian-American writer, lecturer, philanthropist, and activist. She wrote the book “Nowhere, a Story of Exile,” which is now published in Armenian. Anna has lectured extensively about the plight of Armenians in Azerbaijan in the context of human rights and international law. She has also defended the political rights of Armenians to establish autonomy in Nagorno-Karabakh. Astvatsaturian Turcotte was instrumental in achieving the passing of a 2013 State of Maine resolution recognizing the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. In 2015, she was elected a member of the Westbrook, Maine, City Council.

Language: English


November 3
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm +04
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College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS)
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Akian Art Gallery, Paramaz Avedisian Building, American University of Armenia
40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave
Yerevan, Armenia
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