The USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies invites you to attend a talk with Simon Maghakyan titled “Abandoned Heritage: Artsakh After the Ethnic Cleansing.”

Simon Maghakyan is a Denver-based investigative researcher and cultural heritage defender, PhD candidate in heritage crime at Great Britain’s Defense Academy (Cranfield University), a Visiting Scholar at Tufts University, and an incoming Postdoctoral Fellow at Oxford University’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Maghakyan’s investigative exposés on Azerbaijan’s state-sponsored erasure of Armenian cultural heritage have been cited at the International Court of Justice and praised as ‘rock solid’ by The Guardian. His writing has been featured in numerous news outlets, including Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, and he has appeared, among other outlets, on Democracy Now! and the BBC World Service. His recent article on Azerbaijan’s potential invasion of Armenia is the #4 most-read article in Time.

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Where: USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
3518 Trousdale Parkway, DMC 351
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Parking: 620 USC McCarthy Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Questions: Email

Space is limited. Please RSVP to attend.