Tag: Daniel Tahmazyan

July 11, 2024
Of Republic, Order and Decay

Of Republic, Order and Decay

A brief review of classical republican theory and Florentine political history to contextualize the challenges facing the Armenian Republic; not as a mere commentary on current affairs, but as a way of recasting Armenian history without renouncing what makes up our historical identity.

February 19, 2024
Between State and Fatherland: A Tale of Two Mountains

Between State and Fatherland: A Tale of Two Mountains

Mount Ararat doesn't stand as an obstacle to building a functional state, and suddenly loving Mount Aragats will not help us achieve our goals. Before we jettison our national symbols en masse, we need concrete plans and state-driven programs to improve the lives of an already beleaguered nation, writes Daniel Tahmazyan.

July 20, 2022
Can the Village Be Overcome?

Can the Village Be Overcome?

A response to Gaidz Minassian’s article that explored the asphyxiating spirit of the “village” pitted against the “polity” argues that renouncing the village in favor of the polity may be redundant, since the village might be all that we have.

August 21, 2020
The Physics Intersection: From Armenia’s Scientific Past Toward Its Future

In Memoriam: Dr. Gregory Areshian

Leaving behind a prolific legacy that included a distinguished academic career and groundbreaking archaeological discoveries, Dr. Gregory Areshian’s passing left a void for generations of students who considered him a teacher, friend and mentor.