Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

THE HORRORS OF ADANA: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century ~ Saturday, May 7, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Adana Bedross Der Matossian NAASR Society for Armenian Studies Uğur Ümit Üngör

Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 2pm ET/11am PT
Live on Zoom. Registration is required and free.

PRESENTER:
BEDROSS DER MATOSSIAN, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

DISCUSSANT
UĞUR ÜMIT ÜNGÖR, University of Amsterdam

Bedross Der Matossian is the Vice-Chair, Associate Professor of Modern Middle East History, and Hymen Rosenberg Professor in Judaic studies the at Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Born and raised in East Jerusalem, he is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his PhD in Middle East History at Columbia University in 2008. He has taught at MIT and the University of Chicago. He is the author, editor, and co-editor of multiple books including the award-winning book Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014).

Uğur Ümit Üngör is Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Amsterdam and the NIOD Institute in Amsterdam. His main area of interest is the history and sociology of mass violence, with a particular focus on the modern and contemporary Middle East. He has published books and articles on various aspects and cases of mass violence, including Paramilitarism: Mass Violence in the Shadow of the State (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Syrian Gulag: Assad’s Prison System, 1970-2020 (Boom Publishers, 2022).

CO-SPONSORS
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
Society for Armenian Studies (SAS)

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