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AGBU Nubar Library was founded by Boghos Nubar Pasha in 1928 in Paris and is one of the prominent centers for Armenian studies both in terms of scholarly research and public education and development. It contains more than 800,000 archival materials, 10,000 photographs, 1,400 periodicals and 43,000 books.
Everyone is invited to the presentation of Dr. Boris Adjemian, the director of this prominent institution, who is going to present on the history and archive of the Nubar Library.

Date: December 8th, 2017, Friday
Time: 18.30
Place: Hrant Dink Foundation, Havak Hall


Dr. Boris Adjemian
The AGBU Nubar Library in Paris: Safeguarding Ottoman Armenian Heritage through Documentation, Research and Publication

The presentation will be in English. Simultaneous translation will be available.

The speech will be broadcast live on Facebook.

Boris Adjemian is a historian and the director of AGBU Nubar Library (Paris). He is also the editor-in-chief of the bilingual academic journal Études arméniennes contemporaines and a member of the editorial board of Vingtième Siècle: Revue d'histoire. He defended his PhD in 2011 at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Università degli Studi di Napoli. His first book, entitled La fanfare du négus: les Arméniens en Éthiopie (19e-20e siècles), was published by Éditions de l’EHESS in 2013. With Alexandra Garbarini, he has also published Victim Testimony and Understanding Mass Violence (special issue of Études arméniennes contemporaines, no. 5, June 2015, 244 p.) and, with Sossie Andézian and Talin Suciyan, Jerusalem in the Making: Spaces and Communities (special issue of Études arméniennes contemporaines, no. 9, September 2017, 256 p.)