Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Current Year — UCLA Richard Hovannisian Chair in Modern Armenian History

INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

INTERNMENT AND DESTRUCTION: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide ~ Friday, May 7, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Providing an overview of the structure, administration, life, and resistance in concentration camps based on Armenian accounts, Ottoman archives, and western diplomatic records, Mouradian argues that this glaring manifestation of total war, one directed towards the empire’s very own Armenian subjects, constitutes an important moment of transition in the use internment as a weapon of annihilation.

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THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE: The Armenian Genocide and Its Unaccounted Lives ~ Thursday, April 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom

THE UNSPOKEN AS HERITAGE: The Armenian Genocide and Its Unaccounted Lives ~ Thursday, April 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Harry Harootunian’s The Unspoken as Heritage: The Armenian Genocide and its Unaccounted Lives is an attempt to reach an unattainable history by addressing the experience and memories of his parents, who escaped the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1916 and migrated to the United States to confront the magnitude of a second challenge of adaptation and economic security in an entirely different environment.

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