Armenia and the Aftermath of the First World War

Wed 23 Sep

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

4.30pm - 5.30pm

Talk | Online Only

Armenia and the Aftermath of the First World War

Khatchig Mouradian explores the remarkable efforts made by the Armenian people to rebuild their communities and seek justice in the wake of the First World War and the Armenian genocide.

This event has finished, but you can watch it again online at any time until Sunday, 11 October 2020.

Price: FREE
Armenian refugees, c1920

Description

Following the First World War, the Armenians emerged as a nation of refugees, clinging to the raft of the newly established Republic of Armenia or scattered across camps and orphanages in the Middle East and beyond.

With a focus on the First Republic of Armenia and post-war Syria, Khatchig Mouradian will explore Armenian efforts to rebuild communities, commemorate the dead, and seek justice as survivors of genocide, examining the role played by the British and the French in these processes. His talk will make use of previously untapped primary sources in Turkish, Arabic, and Armenian, as well as fresh insights from archives in the UK and France.

Khatchig Mouradian is a lecturer in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University, where he also heads the Armenian Studies programme. He is the author of The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918. Mouradian has published on concentration camps, unarmed resistance, and approaches to teaching history. He is the editor of the peer-reviewed journal The Armenian Review.

Date & time

Wednesday, 23 September 2020
4.30pm - 5.30pm

Venue

Online Only

Price

Online: FREE

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