Monday, June 13, 2011

UCLA's Armenian oral histories project

An interesting article on UCLA's Armenian oral histories project, led by the historian Richard Hovannissian. The Armenian Genocide conducted by the Ottoman Empire is considered the first modern genocide and resulted in at least 1 million deaths. Despite all the existing evidence, the turkish government continues denying the facts to this day...
Toward an expanded notion of the witness: the promise of armenian oral history collections
Armenian Genocide Wikipedia
Richard Hovannisian UCLA

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