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Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Umit Kurt on The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930 ~ Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province, 1895-1930Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7 :00 - 8:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 This lecture explores the issues of deportation, genocide, and property seizure by concentrating particularly on the city of Aintab, focusing on the local historiography, and drawing upon Armenian and Ottoman-Turkish sources, as well as other archival materials. While Aintab’s Armenians were not unique and shared the same painful fate of other Armenian communities across Asia Minor, Aintab provides a microcosm that allows us to examine the local forces...

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Jermaine McCalpin on Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial ~ Thursday, October 17, 2019

Jermaine McCalpin on Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial ~ Thursday, October 17, 2019

Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial Columbia University, Knox Hall Room 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 - 7:30 pm In this talk titled "Reparations and the Politics of Avoidance and Denial," Dr. Jermaine McCalpin will discuss the avoidance, denial, and reparations for slavery in the U.S. and the Armenian Genocide in Turkey. Dr. Jermaine McCalpin is currently Chair of the African and African- American Studies Program at New Jersey City University. He received his B.Sc. in Political Science and International Relations and M.Sc. from the University of the West Indies,...

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Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts ~ Screening & Discussion w/filmmaker Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts ~ Screening & Discussion w/filmmaker Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Vahé Oshagan: Between Acts 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 12, 2019 Columbia University in New York - Knox Hall 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY Vahé Oshagan: Between Acts is a literary biography of the preeminent writer and public intellectual of the modern Armenian diaspora.The film infuses the traditional documentary with visual, sound-text, and scholarly interpretations of Oshagan’s poetry and prose. It features readings and commentary by Oshagan of his own poetry, as well as analyses by well-known literary critics Krikor Beledian, Krikor Chahinian, Marc Nichanian; and electronic compositions by Ohannes Salibian.A discussion with filmmaker Hrayr Eulmessekian will follow.Questions? Email...

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