Collecting and Preserving the Stories of Syrian-Armenians

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Anoush Baghdassarian, the co-creator of Rerooted, a digital archive that preserves testimonies of Syrian-Armenians who fled the conflict in Syria, speaks to EVN Report in this week’s podcast.

What we talked about:


- Anoush Baghdassarian and Ani Schug of the Rerooted Archive came to Armenia two years ago through the Davis Project for Peace grant to begin collecting stories of Syrian-Armenians. 

- With almost 150 testimonies, Rerooted aims to preserve the strong Armenian community of Syria and help them attain justice.

- The interviews include family histories going back to the Armenian Genocide, life in Syria, life during the war and their journey leaving Syria.

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