Wind of Change Brought by Art and Culture

Aristotle, Sergey Parajanov, Frida Kahlo, Robespierre, Lenin. All of these people knowingly or unknowingly proved the emptiness of any frames. Some through the means of art, some through fraud and the others through deception. These are the people who had a major…

The discourse about the sovereign and sovereignty started from French jurist Jean Bodin in the sixteenth century. Still, the interpretation that Bodin brought in appeared not to be ideal (Schmitt, 1992, p. 17). The problem with the word or concept ’sovereign’ is in its multiple interpretations. Though neither Thomas Hobbes

Modern depiction of Mihr with Garni temple in background

Long before Armenians would accept Christianity, they were Hellenist. Every phenomenon had its God. Mihr, for example, was the God of Sun and Light. Mihr, with his character, was more like Greek Apollo. He was the son of Aramazd, the father of all Gods. Armazad’s character was like Greek Zeus…

Image from Armenia’s Human Rights Defender’s Facebook page

An ugly question, right? This is an excerpt from a conversation in marshrutka (small in size public transport in Armenia). The driver, an old but somewhat kind and very energetic person, said that to one of the passengers of his age. There was a small conversation between these two, mainly…

William Saroyan is one of the Armenian-American authors whose literary legacy became a big part of world literature. Wait, another century, and Saroyan will become a true classic. Being the contemporary of Ernest Hemingway and Erich Maria Remarque, Saroyan managed to stand out with his unique voice. …

Margarita Dadyan

Concentrating on Armenia, I share my though about books, movies, literature, history, and culture. My research touches political issues as well.

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