Join us on for an online panel discussion, "The Fall of Artsakh: Refugee Crisis, Existential Threat, and Uncertain Future," with a distinguished panel including Vicken Cheterian, Bedross Der Matossian, Nerses Kopalyan, Anna Ohanyan, and David L. Phillips, moderated by Marc A. Mamigonian.
In this program, there will be an overview of the book Denial of Genocides in the Twenty-First Century, which encompasses cases ranging from the genocide of Indigenous People in the United States to the genocidal violence in Syria in the past decade, including three chapters on denial of the Armenian Genocide; and the conversation will also consider the key role of denial in the current crisis in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh), which is increasingly being recognized as a genocide in progress.
Organized and hosted by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) with respect and gratitude for Prof. Hovannisian’s immeasurable contributions as a scholar, mentor, and leader.
The Horrors of Adana offers one of the first close examinations of these events, analyzing sociopolitical and economic transformations that culminated in a cataclysm of violence. Drawing on primary sources in a dozen languages, he develops an interdisciplinary approach to understand the rumors and emotions, public spheres and humanitarian interventions that together informed this complex event.