They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else: Explaining the Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later
Nov 17, 2015
from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
|Where||Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802|
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Presented by Ronald Grigor Suny
Prof. Suny will speak about the controversies over whether the deporta ons and massacres of Armenians and Assyrians in the late O oman Empire cons tute a genocide by the Young Turk government. Reviewing the massive documenta on of the events, and the recent ndings of scholars on the subject, Suny considers the con ic ng narra ves on 1915 and develops his own analysis of why a government turned to a poli- cy of elimina ng several of its subject peoples.