Join Dr. Irina Ghaplanyan, author of Post-Soviet Armenia: the New National Elite and the New National Narrative, for a discussion about leadership, cynicism, and priorities. This is the third program in the What’s Next series of discussions on the post-war Armenian Reality.
Ömer Kantik will share the little-known story of legal reform in contemporary Turkey, the ways in which the claims process affects minority communities, the impact of decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, pending judicial actions, and other developments.
“If genocide, as a practice that includes murder and plunder, is orchestrated by a central authority but implemented at the local level,” Ümit Kurt asks, “what is the relationship between local and central authorities?” What are the incentives and motives that lead to mass participation?
Join Tatul Hakobyan as he deconstructs the events leading up to and following the 44-Day War. The discussion will be in English. Conflict specialist Hakobyan examines why the war started; what transpired on the ground; what were the surprises, if any; and why events unfolded along a trajectory of seemingly endless calamities.
Henry Theriault and Khatchig Mouradian discuss Mouradian's new book: The Resistance Network. Theriault is the President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. Mouradian is a Lecturer at Columbia University and Armenian and Georgian Specialist at the Library of Congress.