“Armenians in Film” Screening of CU Armenian Students’ Works

Please join us for the screening of After Water There Is Sand by Saro Varjabedian and
Band Girls by Jesse Soursourian Recipients of AGBU’s Performing Arts Fellowships from Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

Q & A will be moderated by filmmaker Zareh Tjeknavorian.

Thursday, November 29, 2012; 8:40 p.m. at Columbia University Schermerhorn Hall, Room 501.

The event is organized by ASCU and AGBU.

What is Emerging in the Emerging Post-Soviet Economies?

What is emerging in the emerging post-Soviet economies?

Are these economies “emerging” in the institutional and macroeconomic context? What were the main causes, major propagation channels of and to what extent did the financial crisis happen in these economies? What are the key risks to sustainable development in the net exporter and net importer markets? How to evaluate a potential for proactive economic diversification reforms?

Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7:00PM, discussion to be followed by light reception Location: Mudd 303, Columbia University

Panelists: Dr. Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan is a Senior Economist at The New York City Council, with extensive prior private sector experience in financial consulting, Dr. Vladimir Popov is an Interregional Adviser in DESA, UN and Professor Emeritus at the New Economic School in Moscow.

Moderator: Arpine Korekyan is a Governance and Public Administration Officer at the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, DESA, UN. She holds MSc in Development Management from London School of Economics Political Science and MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

The panel discussion is co-sponsored by the Armenian Society of Columbia University, Columbia University Economics Society, Columbia University Financial Investment Group, Columbia University Investment Banking Division, Columbia University Financial Engineers.

“Bird Study and the Environment in Armenia” Lecture by Professor Daniel Klem, Jr.

The speaker is a member of the renown Sarkis Acopian Foundation, professor of Or- nithology and Conservation Biology at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsyl- vania, and is the co-author with Dr. Martin S. Adamian of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences of two principal publications by the American University of Ar- menia on Armenian birds: A Field Guide to Birds of Armenia (1997 English Edition, 2000 Armenian Edition) and Handbook of the Birds of Armenia (1999). He con- tributed a chapter to the travel guide Armenia and Karabagh by M. Karanian and R. Kurkjian(2004).

The lecture is organized by the Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America; co-sponsored and hosted by the Armenian Society of Columbia University.

 

THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AND ITS AFTERMATH: POETRY, CINEMA, AND A PAINTER’S LIFE

An Illustrated Lecture by Armen T. Marsoobian Ordjanian Visiting Professor, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Spring 2013, Columbia University Professor of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University & Renée Harlow, Professor, Honors College, Southern Connecticut State University

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 7:00 pm Knox Hall 403, 606 West 122nd St (Btwn Bdway & Claremont), Columbia University Sponsored by the Armenian Center at Columbia University & the Armenian Society of Columbia University, Info: am3766@columbia.edu

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Armenian Society of Columbia University.