The erasure of Armenian cultural history in Nakhichevan is one of the most underreported acts of cultural destruction in the 21st century. The year 2020 marks the 15-year commemoration of the final phase of this systematic destruction.
Join a discussion of Conflict, Displacement and COVID-19 on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on regions affected by war, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East, Africa, and the South Caucasus. The speakers will explore the issue from a historical, human rights, and public health perspective.
Join us for a conversation with the bestselling authors of Stories from Suffragette City, featuring Fiona Davis, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Chris Bohjalian, Jamie Ford, and M.J. Rose. Bohjalian's story deals with an Armenian woman who was a survivor of the 1909 Adana massacres and participated in the great Suffragette March in New York City in 1915.
John Christie will present his memoir, The Prince of Wentworth Street: An American Boyhood in the Shadow of Genocide, about growing up in Dover, NH, in the 1950s and 1960s. John grew up next door to his grandmother, Rose Banaian, who was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide of the early 20th century in which 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire.