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DAY 2: Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus

DAY 2: Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus

Examining case studies from Ossetia and Abkhazia in Georgia to Nagorno Karabakh and its surrounding regions and Nakhijevan in Azerbaijan, scholars present comparative and connective histories of how the historian’s craft and its proponents have been implicated in the incitement of conflict and the destruction of cultural heritage. Topics explored include Soviet nationality policy, the production of national histories for the South Caucasian nationalities, the standardization of curricula of national histories under Soviet and post-Soviet rule, and the destruction of historical monuments

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Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ DAY 1

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword? Historians, Disputed Ownership of History, and Ethnic Conflict in the South Caucasus ~ DAY 1

Examining case studies from Ossetia and Abkhazia in Georgia to Nagorno Karabakh and its surrounding regions and Nakhijevan in Azerbaijan, scholars present comparative and connective histories of how the historian’s craft and its proponents have been implicated in the incitement of conflict and the destruction of cultural heritage. Topics explored include Soviet nationality policy, the production of national histories for the South Caucasian nationalities, the standardization of curricula of national histories under Soviet and post-Soviet rule, and the destruction of historical monuments.

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The Politics of Naming the Armenian Genocide: Language, History and ‘Medz Yeghern’

The Politics of Naming the Armenian Genocide: Language, History and ‘Medz Yeghern’

Join featured discussants for a roundtable discussion of Vartan Matiossian's book The Politics of Naming the Armenian Genocide: Language, History and ‘Medz Yeghern’.

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Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press

Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press

The present collection of articles in Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press—carefully translated, edited, and culled from a vast repository of Russian-language press curated by Artyom Tonoyan—presents in book form for the first time in English some of the most important material that has appeared from 1988 to the present.

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Lawyers Beyond Borders: Advancing International Human Rights Through Local Laws and Courts

Lawyers Beyond Borders: Advancing International Human Rights Through Local Laws and Courts

Dr. Maria Armoudian discusses her book Lawyers Beyond Borders: Advancing International Human Rights Through Local Laws and Courts.

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