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.
the genesis and daring pursuits of the Special Striking Division that operated under the personal authority of General Antranig Ozanian—and outside the control of the First Republic—as chronicled by Yeghishe Catchouny. Discover the parallel movements of the volunteer forces under the command of Vagharshag Shahinian.
“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?