Education for the 21st Century: In conversation with Wendy Kopp

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Join us on May 19, 4 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) for the conversation with Wendy Kopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For All, Founder of Teach For America, an organization with a mission to catalyze a nationwide movement of impact-driven leaders expanding educational opportunity to all children. The discussion will be moderated by UWC Dilijan student – Edik Nazaryan.

Talk about the future: David Akopyan

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Within the series of interviews “Talk about the future” on May 13, at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4), Futures Studio will host 1-st Deputy Chief of office of the President of the Artsakh Republic – David Akopyan. We will raise and discuss issues related to the image of the future of Armenia, Artsakh and Armenians around the world. The series of interviews will be moderated by journalist Mark Grigorian.

Talk about the future: Mark Grigorian

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Within the series of interviews “Talk about the future” on May 6, at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4) we will have a special interview. Futures Studio will host Armenian and British journalist and our dear friend – Mark Grigorian. We will discuss interim results of this series and will reflect on how our different guests saw the image of the future of Armenia, Artsakh and Armenians around the world. This interview will be moderated by co-author of “At the Crossroads” discussion paper and founding partner of Futures Studio – Nuné Alekian. 

Education for the 21st Century: In conversation with Larisa Hovannisian, Founder and CEO of Teach For Armenia

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Join us on April 27, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) for the conversation with Larisa Hovannisian, Founder and CEO of Teach For Armenia, an organization with a mission to catalyze a nationwide movement of impact-driven leaders expanding educational opportunity to all children in Armenia. To achieve this, Teach For Armenia believes in fostering leadership at every level, from the classroom up to the highest levels of leadership across Armenia and Artsakh, aiming to effect system-wide change, one student at a time.

Talk about the future: Ronald Grigor Suny

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Within the series of interviews “Talk about the future” on April 22, at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4), Futures Studio will host Professor of History and Political Science of the University of Michigan, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History of the University of Chicago – Ronald Grigor Suny. We will raise and discuss issues related to the image of the future of Armenia, Artsakh and Armenians around the world. The series of interviews will be moderated by journalist Mark Grigorian.

Conversation with the 2020 Aurora Prize Laureates

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The webinar to be held on April 19, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) with the 2020 Aurora Prize Laureates – Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman, Heads of The Elman Peace and Human Rights Center in Somalia. We will also host Dae Eriksson, Executive Director of “Love Does”, Sunitha Krishnan, Founder of Prajwala, 2018 Aurora Humanitarian, and Emily Warne, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications at Panzi Hospital & Foundations. The discussion will be moderated by Associate Director of Humanitarian Policy Focus Area at School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University – Susannah A. Friedman.

Talk about the future: Sergey Markedonov

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Within the series of interviews “Talk about the future” on April 15, at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4), Futures Studio will host leading researcher at MGIMO, editor-in-chief of the journal "International Analytics" Sergey Markedonov. We will raise and discuss issues related to the image of the future of Armenia, Artsakh and Armenians around the world. The series of interviews will be moderated by journalist Mark Grigorian.

Talk about the future: Piotr Nemoy

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Within the series of interviews “Talk about the future” on April 1, at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4), Futures Studio will host director, researcher of new anthropology – Piotr Nemoy. We will raise and discuss issues related to the image of the future of Armenia, Artsakh and Armenians around the world. The series of interviews will be moderated by journalist Mark Grigorian. 

Defying Universal Fear: One Year On

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It's been almost a year since our global panel webinar "COVID 19: Defying Universal Fear". The world and our life have changed beyond recognition. We have anticipated some changes and discussed ways to resolve them. There have been events that we could not have foreseen. Armenians and Armenia, in particular, faced the existential threat. We have to mobilize our resources to find the way out.

Visual Arts Exhibition at UWC Dilijan

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UWC Dilijan is excited to invite you to join the online opening of the Visual Arts Exhibition titled Fauhaus: a Retrospective featuring 27 artists from all over the world (Armenia, Syria/Turkey, Estonia, The UK, Vietnam, Italy, Russia, Brazil, China, Nepal, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Norway, Georgia, Mexico, Ukraine). The opening will be livestreamed on March 28, 17:00 AMT.