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Armenian translations of 80’s feminist texts

The evening before the international women’s day, the hbs Tbilisi office Yerevan Branch presented its first Anthology of Armenian translations of 80’s feminist texts. More than 60 people attended the presentation that took Place at Zangak Publishing House, including five members of the Parliament.

Democratic Political Culture

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Feminism and Gender Democracy


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Bauhaus art school in Weimar, Germany, the Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office in cooperation with the Goethe Center Yerevan initiated the exhibition BAUHAUS WOMEN in Tbilisi and Yerevan.

Why LGBT People Emigrate from Armenia: Three Stories


Between 2011 and 2013 alone 5,891 LGBT people left Armenia. This article will tell the first-hand story of lesbian, bisexual and transgender Armenian citizens who have moved to different EU countries.

By Arthur Minasyan
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History Forum

History Forum

 The 8th European History Forum was dedicated to the year of 1989 - 30 Years after 1989: Freedom from What? Freedom to do What?

The Epochal Year 1917: The Dream - or Nightmare - of Emancipation?

The European History Forum is an initiative by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and its Russian partner, the Scientific Information Center Memorial, which aims at offering young historians, museum, media, and NGO activists from East, South East, and West Europe a space to reflect and exchange. Thus, a pan-European discourse on memoryculture and history politics is promoted. The forum is open to all who professionally, voluntarily, or privately investigate the history of the 20th century history from a critical perspective. 

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