Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan will present preliminary research results on diaspora investment in Yerevan, and two spaces in particular — the Cafesjian Center of the Arts and the Yerevan Park of Lovers, and will speak about how these spaces, revitalized with diaspora funds, construct new material and symbolic spaces in the contemporary landscape of Yerevan.
Speaker: Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan, University of Miami and ARISC Fellow
Venue: Caucasus Institute, Yeznik Koghbatsi 39, Yerevan, Armenia
Time: Friday, August 9, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan is a Lecturer at the University of Miami’s Department of Geography. She is a human geographer with research interests in the Former Soviet Union, urban geography, and qualitative and critical applications of geospatial technology and GIS. Dr. Ter-Ghazaryan is also an ARISC Graduate Student, Postdoctoral and Junior Faculty Research Fellowship awardee. Funding for this fellowship is made possible by a grant from the US Department of Education.
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This talk is co-sponsored by the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus and the Caucasus Institute.
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