Tag: EVN Podcast

July 22, 2022
Armenia and the West: Reassessing the Relationship

Ep. 196: The Week in Review (22.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 22: Human Rights Watch criticizes new EU-Azerbaijan energy deal; CIA director in Yerevan as part of a regional visit to the South Caucasus; Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei announces that Iran will not tolerate efforts to block its border with Armenia and more.

July 1, 2022

Ep. 193: The Week in Review (01.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 1: Parliament votes to strip two opposition MPs of their positions in the National Assembly for their prolonged absences; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says several Armenian villages will be handed over to Azerbaijan; Armenia has its first woman Prosecutor General and more.

June 16, 2022

Seven Who Made History: Shushanik Kurghinyan

A native of Aleksandropol (Gyumri), Shushanik Kurghinyan was a prominent Armenian writer, feminist, and social activist. Inspired by the 1905 Russian Revolution, she became a tireless advocate of the working people and advocated for their cause in her poetry. She was also a staunch advocate for women's rights, and she cared for Armenian refugees fleeing the 1915 Genocide in Rostov-on-Don. She later returned to Armenia, at the urging of her old friend Aleksandr Myasnikyan, during the NEP period. The series is hosted by historian Pietro A. Shakarian and produced by Sona Nersesyan.

June 14, 2022

Hovsep Patvakanyan: Armenia’s Investment Climate

Hovsep Patvakanyan, the CEO of Invest in Armenia, joins us today to discuss the investment climate in Armenia, and the recently launched Investin.am platform which allows investors to invest in Armenian companies. We also discussed what aspects of Armenia’s economy are attractive for investment, and what reforms are necessary to continue attracting interest from investors.

June 9, 2022
Seven Who Made History: Aleksandr Myasnikyan

Seven Who Made History: Aleksandr Myasnikyan

The first episode in the series focuses on Soviet Armenian statesman Aleksandr Myasnikyan. An Armenian from Nor Nakhijevan (Rostov-on-Don), Myasnikyan was sent to Armenia by Lenin in 1921. His mission was to implement a more moderate approach toward governance, in line with Lenin’s New Economic Policy (NEP). Myasnikyan inaugurated the NEP era in Armenia, allowing the republic to rebuild and stabilize after the 1915 Genocide and the experience of the First Republic. The series is hosted by historian Pietro A. Shakarian and produced by Sona Nersesyan.

June 3, 2022

Ձայնագիր. Մարիամ Շահինեան. ստվերից դուրս

«Արվեստ և մշակույթ» բաժնում հրապարակված՝ Նորա Գրիգորյանի «Մարիամ Շահինեան. ստվերից դուրս» հոդվածի ձայնագիրը: Ընթերցում է Գոհար Աբրահամյանը: Թուրքիայի առաջին կին պրոֆեսիոնալ տաղավարային լուսանկարչուհի Մարիամ Շահինեանի նորօրյա բացահայտումով մի խումբ կանայք ոգեշնչվում և համագործակցելով փորձում են վերծանել ստվերում մնացած պատմության այս էջը։

May 31, 2022

Motearn by Embry: Combining Wearable Tech with Web3

This week on EVN Disrupt, Naré Gevorgyan and Sargis Karapetyan join us to speak about their start-up, Embry Tech. We discussed their experience building a wearable product company, their move into the Web3 space with Motearn, how they incentivize their users to live more active lives, and how they envision the future of wearable technology. 

May 13, 2022
Ep. 187: The Week in Review (13.05.22)

Ep. 187: The Week in Review (13.05.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 13: Armenian and Azerbaijani delegations will meet in Moscow next week to discuss border demarcation issues; opposition protests continue in Yerevan; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in the Netherlands on an official visit and more.

April 15, 2022

Ep. 183: The Week in Review (15.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 15: Armenia’s Prime Minister says international community is asking Armenia to slightly lower its bar on the final status of Karabakh; opposition parliamentarians are barred from entering Artsakh by Russian peacekeepers; Azerbaijani President says that for there to be peace in the region, Armenia must be demilitarized and more.