Conference: The Armenian Genocide’s Legacy, 100 Years on

March 6-7,2015, The Hague, The Netherlands

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The University of Southern California Institute of Armenian Studies has joined with
the Centennial Project Foundation and the Netherlands Institute for War,
Holocaust and Genocide Studies to convene a two-day conference at The Hague
Institute for Global Justice, in the Netherlands, on March 6-7, 2015.

This major
interdisciplinary gathering will bring together academics and professionals
from various fields to discuss the impact of the Genocide. Experts will examine
such issues as impunity, sexual violence, demographics, compensation,
memorializing, political discourse and media approaches.

Keynote
speaker, Ronald Suny, Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago and University
of Michigan, will open the conference.  He will be followed by experts in
the field of Law (Geoffrey Robertson – QC, Susan L. Karamanian, Nolwenn
Guibert, Sun Kim, Najwa Nabti, Alexis Demirdjian, Hannibal Travis), historians
Ugur Umit Ungor, Jakub Bijak, Lorne Shirinian, experts in social sciences and
humanities (Levon Chorbajian, Seyhan Bayraktar, Nanor Kebranian, Ayda Erbal,
Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, Anthonie Holslag), literature, media, education and
journalism scholars Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Lisa Siraganian, Esra Elmas, Marie-Aude
Baronian, Joyce Sahyouni.

Alexis
Demirdjian, Director of the Centennial Project Foundation and a trial attorney
in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the
Former Yugoslavia, said, “We are pleased to partner with the University of
Southern California Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies. We look forward to
a conference that is significant going forward beyond the centennial.”

Additional
information and participants’ bios are available at http://www.centennialprojectfoundation.org/.
Contact details may be found on the website.  The conference is open to
the public, free of charge. Advance registration will open on February 6, 2015.

About Armenian Assembly of America

Established in 1972, the Armenian Assembly of America is the largest Washington-based nationwide organization promoting public understanding and awareness of Armenian issues. The Assembly is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt membership organization.
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