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Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education

Dr. Amy Weiss
Annunciation Center - Main Floor

Phone: (973) 290-4351

Armenian Genocide Commemoration

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Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Date: Monday, April 27, 2020 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Dolan Performance Hall, Annunciation Center

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education's annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration begins with a buffet dinner consisting of traditional Armenian dishes at 6:30 p.m. and concludes with a program including music, a keynote address, and discussion at 7:30 p.m. This program is generously funded by the Dadourian Foundation.

Keynote Speaker: Taner Akçam
Taner Akçam holds the Kaloosdian and Mugar Chair of Armenian Genocide Studies at Clark University. Akçam is widely recognized as one of the first Turkish scholars to write extensively on the Ottoman-Turkish Genocide of the Armenians in the early 20th century. He published extensively on Armenian Genocide and Turkish Nationalism.

His books, including A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility (Metropolitan Books, 2006) and Young Turks' Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire (Princeton University Press, 2012) received several awards. Most recently, Akçam's wrote Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide (Palgrave, 2018). He is the founder of the Krikor Guerguerian Online Archive.

This program is free to attend, but requires advance registration.