In this illustrated lecture, Prof. Hovannisian will discuss the history, religion, economic and social life, and cultural, educational, and political developments among the Armenians in the city of Kesaria (Gesaria) and its many outlying villages, such as Talas, Everek, Fenesse, Tomarza, Chomakhlu, Injesu, Efkere, and Germir. He will also show video segments of the last Armenians of Dikranagerd and the Armenian-Speaking Hamshens of the Black Sea. Hovannisian is the editor of the recently published Armenian Kesaria and Cappadocia, the 12th volume of proceedings from the UCLA conference series, “Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces.”

Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: AGBU’s Alex Manoogian Cultural Centre, 930 Progress Avenue, Toronto

Organized by the Zoryan Institute With the participation of:
Armenian General Benevolent Union Toronto and the Armen Karo Student Association

For more information, contact the Zoryan Institute, 416-250-9807,

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