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THE HAMIDIAN MASSACRES AND THE ARMENIAN LAND QUESTION IN THE LATE OTTOMAN EMPIRE with Dr. Mehmet Polatel ~ Sunday, February 23, 2020

THE HAMIDIAN MASSACRES AND THE ARMENIAN LAND QUESTION IN THE LATE OTTOMAN EMPIRE with Dr. Mehmet Polatel ~ Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 4:00 pm Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Sheen Chapel 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 In the 1910s, the Armenian land question, which referred to the question of what would happen to the seized properties of Armenians, was one of the most debated topics in the Ottoman Empire. This talk explores the emergence and transformation of this social problem based on the Armenian, British and Ottoman sources. Scrutinizing the changes in the characteristics of actors involved in the seizure of Armenian properties, and the scale and geographical distribution of these seizures in the period between the mid-19th...

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