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Armenian Language Fonts

Dr. Berlin's Foreign Font Archive "Your One-Stop Cyber-Resource for Foreign Language Typefaces and Keyboard Utilities.. The fonts available from this Web site have been collected from many sources and are intended by the authors to be distributed either as shareware (please register with the original authors!), freeware, or they have been placed in the public domain by the authors."

Yamada Language Center Font Archive YLC at the University of Oregon provides non-English Font Archive, Font Help Pages, as well as links to Other Font Collections.

Introductions

Armenian National Anthem & Flag

Map of Armenia and Quick Facts, More Maps , More Maps

Language Profile - Armenian, Armenian - Ethnologue

Armenian Photo Album , more , more , Armenian Images

Famous Armenians

Armenian Cuisine, more

Armenian Music, more

Megasites

Search Engine Colossus - Armenia Links to primary Armenian language search engines and gateways.

Armenia Online Start research on Armenia with this "portal of portals" with links to cultural, religious, educational, "you name it, they got it" sites. Extensive!

Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC) - Armenia This link to the Russian and East European Network Information Center website at the University of Texas, Austin, has been preset to connect you directly to resources related to Armenia.

REESWeb - Search Armenia Do a "search keyword" for "Armenia" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS.

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Armenia Resources from regional studies experts at the Library of Congress.

Yahoo -- Regional, Countries Links - Armenia Excellent Yahoo search engine links for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Slavophilia.com - Armenia Includes links to Arts, Education, Reference, Philology, Travel, etc.

Armenian Links around the Net Excellent selection of links from the syllabus of Prof. Papazian's Armenian history class.

HyeGuide.com: Armenian Search Engine Extensive resources page for news, music, culture, etc.

Armenian Resource Page From Eurasianet, large collection of resources with links to environment, news, media, history, etc.

Armenia.com Large portal with links to everything from travel and entertainment to education and government.

Armenian General Benevolent Union - Useful Links The purpose of the AGBU: "To preserve and promote the Armenian identity and heritage through educational, cultural and humanitarian programs."

Language Materials

Armenian Writing System Basic description of writing system with pronunciation guide and related links.

UCLA Language Profiles - Armenian An introduction and overview of the Armenian language.

University of Oregon Yamada Language Center - Armenian List of online resources available for Armenian language. Updated regularly.

Armenian Language and Alphabet By Maral Malijian, a brief history of the language with link to alphabet.

Learning Armenian Basic introductory conversational phrases course with notes on alphabet.

Armenian Lessons Online "This section has Eastern Armenian Lessons Online, which will enable English speakers to learn Armenian at their own pace. Eastern Armenian is spoken in Armenia, Russia and Iran."

Armenian Language Resources From Sprachprofi. Provides links to free online language materials as well as to commercial sites.

Languages on the Web - Armenian Large collection of links to language and language related sites.

Online Dictionaries

YourDictionary.com - Armenian Although offerings for Armenian are scant, this site is always being updated with latest resources, so stay tuned.

First English-Armenian-English Online Dictionary Everything from "abduct" to "youth policy" and in between.

English-Armenian-English Online Dictionary Tests very solidly with random words from English to Armenian.

Armenian Dictionaries Computer, economics, names, dictionaries and wordlists.

Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Armenia Connects you with 20-some newspapers, news agencies, radio and television stations, and magazines -- some in English

OnlineNewspapers.com - Armenia About 7 online Armenian newspapers from this print media megasite.

Voice of America - Armenian Voice of America news broadcasting in target language.

Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty - Armenian RFE/RL news and news broadcasting in Armenian.

TvRadioWorld - Armenia About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening.

Yahoo! News - Armenia Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

Armenia - History, Culture and Arts A resource page with links to: History, Culture, Encyclopedia, etc.

Armenia History Index Taken from the Library of Congress country study, this index focuses on Armenian history from its beginnings to the present day.

History of Armenia History of Armenia from the beginnings to present times, by Dennis R. Papazian, Professor of History, The University of Michigan, Dearborn.

Armenian Genocide To know and understand Armenia one needs to know the tragedy of its people at the hands of the Turks in 1915. This site provides a summary of events, quotes, articles of the time, first-hand accounts, suggested readings and pictures.

Armenian House.org "Armenian House.org is an electronic library featuring a huge collection of documents on Armenian literature, history, religion and anything else Armenia-related. More texts are available in Armenian and Russian sections of the library."

Arts of Armenia Excellent collection of links from the Armenian Studies Center, University of California, Fresno

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Armenia Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Armenia Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

CountryWatch.com - Armenia "CountryWatch is a world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world." Basic information is free; deeper resources require subscription.

Foreign and International Law - Armenia From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Country Studies

Armenia - A Country Study Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

CIA World Factbook - Armenia Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Armenia Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Armenia Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Armenia Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group Directly link to Armenia at a Glance and WBG Search - Armenia.

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on Members and Observers - Armenia (Observer)

U.S. Commercial Service - Armenia The Country Commercial Guides (CCG) are prepared by US Embassy Staff once a year and contain information on the business and economic situation of foreign countries and the political climate as it affects U.S. business.

TradePort Country Library - Armenia "TradePort is designed to be an easy-to-use tool offering one place to go for comprehensive trade information, trade leads, and company databases."

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Caucasus Region "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

USAID - Search Armenia The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."

World Health Organization - Armenia About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Armenia The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Armenia Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Armenia Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

Women's/Gender Studies Association of Countries in Transition - Armenia The main objectives of the Association are: to exchange knowledge and ideas in Women's Studies, to develop Women's Studies professionals, to monitor the status of women in profession, to share curricula, to share/compare research, to encourage exchange programs, and to start newsletter

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights - Armenia The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Armenia The NATO homepage is an excellent resource for information on member and affiliate nations and their policies and activities in the world at large. Of particular interest to linguists is the "Other Languages" section which provides links to NATO documents and reports translated into some 25 languages.

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Armenia The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Travel Links - Armenia Provides general travel information along with travel agencies, passport requirements, etc.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Armenia Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

Society for Armenian Studies "The aims of the Society for Armenian Studies are to promote the study of Armenian culture and society, including history, language, literature, and social, political, and economic questions; to facilitate the exchange of scholarly information pertaining to Armenian studies around the world; and to sponsor panels and conferences on Armenian studies."

International Organization for Armenian Studies "The International Association of Armenian Studies is a scholarly organisation devoted to the promotion of Armenian studies at large."

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe." Canadian Association of Slavists ~ Association Canadienne des Slavistes "The Canadian Association of Slavists is an organization of teachers and scholars in the field of Slavic and related studies in Canada for the purpose of improving and advancing such studies."

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Slavic and East European Folklore Association "SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."

East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections "The East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections was established in 1993 to better coordinate activities among major Eurasian area studies collections in the Eastern United States. The Consortium presently numbers ten member institutions: Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, The New York Public Library, New York University, Princeton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Yale."

Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) "The Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) was formed to promote the development of Slavic Studies resources in this region of the United States and Canada. The services provided by the Consortium are for the use an d benefit of the faculty, students, and staff of its member institutions."

Council for Slavonic and East European Library and Information Services "The most important function of COSEELIS is to represent the interests of UK libraries and other information organisations offering services in the field of Slavonic and East European studies."

Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies "We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."

Balkan Library Network Links to libraries throughout Balkans.

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study

U.S. Institutions Teaching Armenian From Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota. List of primary US universities offering instruction in the Armenian language.

Center for Armenian Research and Publication A facility devoted to documentation and publication in the field of Armenian studies and research located at the University of Michigan-Dearborn

Armenia Studies Center, University of California at Fresno The Center provides an opportunity for students and faculty to interact. It currently houses the Armenian Studies Program, the Sahatdjian Armenian Studies Library, the Avedian Armenian Studies Archives, the newspaper Hye Sharzhoom, the Armenian Students Organization, and the Index of Armenian Art.

Yerevan State University Yerevan State University was founded on May 16, 1919. Its faculties contain 110 departments. Instruction is in Armenian, but instruction in Russian and English for foreign students is arranged according to need.

EuroEducation - Armenia Description of Armenian education system, K-12 and universities.

Armenian Education An annotated listing of institutions in U.S. and Armenia offering language and country studies.