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The Peculiar Case of the Turkmens in Syria

Despite playing a groundbreaking role in the Syrian civil war, Turkmens get scant media coverage and they are often represented solely through the lens of the Turkish media. Continue reading

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Houses without Doors: A Journey of a Hundred Years

What is the difference between a feature film and a documentary? A feature has a cast of actors playing roles in a scripted story; a documentary has a sketchy story line and presents research about issues in the lives of real people. One might say that Avo Kaprealian’s film “Houses without Doors” is a bit of both. His earlier short films also belong to the same pattern of not fitting into a classic genre, while also pulling archival footage into his work. Continue reading

Հալէպն Ու Յաջորդ Հարիւրամեակը

Հարիւրամեակէն առաջ զիրար յօշոտեցինք, մեր մէջ դաւաճաններ փնտռեցինք: Բայց աւելի ուշ Ամերիկայէն Քիմն ու Քանիէն եկան եւ իրենց մոգական հետքը թողեցին ազգիս վրայ: Յետոյ Հռոմի Պապը, ճանաչումներու ալիքը, Սիսթըմ Աֆ Է Տաունը եւ Ապրիլ 24-ը: Անմոռուկներ ալ ամրացուցինք մեր կուրծքին, ջահերով երթի ալ մասնակցեցանք: Մէկ խօսքով ըրինք այն ամէնը, ինչ կարելի էր, որ «թուրքը մեզի նայի ու տխրի»։ Continue reading

Armenians Fleeing Anew as Syria Erupts in Battle | NYT

Harout Ekmanian was shortly quoted in Alia Malek’s piece about Syrian-Armenians settled in Armenia after March 2011. Continue reading

Syrian Voices: Hopes and Dreams for Syria in 2025 | JUSOOR FOUNDATION

As part of the First Annual Global Conference of Jusoor FOundation “Syria 2025: A Forum for Engagement on Syria’s Future” in New York city, Harout Ekmanian was among several Syrian voices from around the world, who have sent a video message to tell what their hopes and dreams were for Syria in 2025.  

Analfabetismo e pobreza na capital da indústria síria | O GLOBO

Quoted in the prestigious daily newspaper of Brazil O GLOBO about the situation of Aleppo in the Syrian Uprising. Continue reading

Aleppo in the Syrian Uprising | Near East Quarterly

In March 2011, the wind of change that stormed the Arab world reached Syria. According to many Syrians, Aleppo was expected to be the first to ignite in the wake of the Arab Spring. Nevertheless, the uprising in Syria started in the rural areas, not in the big cities. Aleppo largely remained unmoved until 2012, except for some protests at the Aleppo University and certain impoverished neighborhoods for a few times… Continue reading

Aleppo’s development to meet expanding population | BALADNA ENGLISH

An Article about pre-uprising Aleppo, when it was growing like never before, and it was expected to continue as more and more people flocked to the city in search of opportunities and a better life. The article was published in “Baladna” English language daily of Syria on July 18, 2010. Continue reading

Gender roles at university set stage for career stereotyping | BALADNA ENGLISH

“Gender roles at university set stage for career stereotyping” “Baladna” English language daily newspaper of Syria, March 7, 2010

Armenians in Syria, From The Land of Resurrection to The Borderless Globe

Article on Syrian Armenians as a part of a broader cover story about Syrian minorities appeared in the December 2009 issue of Forward Magazine, published by Haykal Media in Syria. Continue reading