“The Knock at the Door” Book Review by Margaret Ajemian Ahnert

The Armenian Society of Columbia University and New York Armenian Students’ Association invite you to a unique evening featuring the Winner of the 2008 New York Book Fair Award for Best Historical Memoir, Margaret Ajemian Ahnert. She will read from her book “The Knock At The Door” and answer questions from the audience. Books will be available for purchase and the author will sign books afterward.

Q&A by Professor David Philips and Screening of “Screamers” by Carla Garabedian

Armenian Society of Columbia University is inviting all the members of New York Armenians Group to a film screening about the Armenian Genocide on Campus. Details below:

Screening of “Screamers” directed by Clara Garapedian featuring “System Of A Down”
Where: Schermerhorn 501 at Columbia University (Morningside Campus)
When: April 24, 2012 at 7:30

The screening will begin with an introduction and Q&A by Prof.David Philips, director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights.

Join us to raise our voice for our human rights.

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, PART II CHALLENGES TO ARMENIA-DIASPORA RELATIONS

From the first rumblings of independence in 1989 to policy clashes on the Armenia-Turkey protocols, the pullout of the Lincy Foundation from Armenia and the alienation of diasporan investors and philanthropists, relations between the diaspora and Armenia appear to be more strained than ever. What are the consequences of a standoff? Can the diaspora meaningfully participate in the affairs of the homeland? What can be done collectively and individually to build new bridges of mutual respect and cooperation?

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012 7:30 PM
ST. LEON ARMENIAN CHURCH, ABAJIAN HALL 12-61 SADDLE RIVER ROAD, FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY* For further info call (201) 791-2862