Topic: Armenian Genocide

BROOMALL, Penn. — The family and friends of Arslan Seraydarian celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, February 17, at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia. The evening was filled with historic and[...]

Abel Manoukian, Bearing Witness to Humanity: Switzerland’s Humanitarian Contribution during the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire 1894−1923, Münster: Aschendorff Verlag, 2018, 606 pp. This book seeks to pay tribute to the[...]

By Robert Fisk Only in Turkey is the identity of a citizen a matter of national security. That’s why the population registry in Ankara was until now a closed book, its details a state secret. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s definition of[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the[...]

By Bonnie Russell WORCESTER (Telegram & Gazette) — Clark University history professor Taner Akçam will be honored for the decades he has spent gathering historical evidence to document the 1915 Armenian genocide, the mass killings[...]

By Gary A. Kulhanjian In the Introduction of this trim but powerful 100-page memoir, A Shirt for the Brave by Dr. Hagop K. Beshlian, I acknowledged my gratitude to Dr. William V. Beshlian one of the author’s sons, for allowing me to read[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) announces that Dr. Stefan Ihrig and Dr. Abraham Terian have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies.[...]

Journalism and ‘Fake News’: The Armenian Genocide and Karabakh The Armenian Mirror-Spectator 85th Anniversary Symposium at Wellesley, with journalists Robert Fisk, David Barsamian, Philip Terzian and Amberin Zaman, moderated by[...]

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb issued a proclamation memorializing the Ottoman Turkish Empire’s annihilation of close to three million Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians and Syriacs, making the Hoosier State the 48th US state to[...]

TEL AVIV (Daily Mail) – French Armenian singing legend Charles Aznavour was honored in Israel on Thursday for his family’s efforts to protect Jews and others persecuted by the Nazis during World War II. The 93-year-old known as[...]