This talk will first provide a biography of Vartouhie Calantar-Nalbandian and analyze her prison memoirs. It will also briefly discuss her partnership with husband Zaven Nalbandian in taking up the “Zarevand” penname in the mid-1920s in the U.S. for the writing of the book United and Inde-pendent Turania (Միացեալ, Անկախ Թուրանիա).
Join the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present exhibition curator and catalog editor, Tasha Vorderstrasse, in conversation with two of the authors of the catalog, Charissa Johnson and Polina Kasian. Each of them brought their own perspective to Sevruguin's photographs, which allow us to better understand his pictures and Sevruguin’s unique vision.
How do victims and perpetrators generate conflicting knowledge about genocide? Using a sociology of knowledge approach, Joachim Savelsberg answers this question for the Armenian Genocide committed in the context of the First World War.
James Robins explores the accounts of Anzac Prisoners of War who witnessed the genocide, the experiences of soldiers who risked their lives to defend refugees, and Australia and New Zealand’s participation in the enormous post-war Armenian relief movement.