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04-16-2015: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENARY Permanently Temporary: Constructing Sectarian Belonging through Informal Property in Lebanon

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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENARY Permanently Temporary: Constructing Sectarian Belonging through Informal Property in Lebanon Dr. Joanne Randa Nucho   Thursday, April 16, 2015 – 6:30-8:00 – Room 9205 In this talk, Dr. Nucho focuses on two informal settlements in a suburb of Beirut with a large Armenian population called Bourj Hammoud in order to discuss the relationship between informal property regimes and the production of sectarian community in Lebanon. As these two differing examples will show, the production of sectarian community is about more than...

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05-07-2015: Book Talk with Bedross Der Matossian

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Book Talk with Bedross Der Matossian   Thursday, May 07, 2015 – 6:30 – Room 9205 The Ottoman revolution of 1908 is a study in contradictions—a positive manifestation of modernity intended to reinstate constitutional rule, yet ultimately a negative event that shook the fundamental structures of the empire, opening up ethnic, religious, and political conflicts. Shattered Dreams of Revolution considers this revolutionary event to tell the stories of three important groups: Arabs, Armenians, and Jews. The revolution raised these groups’ expectations for new opportunities...

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05-19-2015: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENARY OPERATION NEMESIS: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide

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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENARY OPERATION NEMESIS: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide A book talk by Eric Bogosian   Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 6:30 – Elebash Recital Hall Eric Bogosian, “a born storyteller with perfect pitch” (New York Times), comes to the GC to present his new book Operation Nemesis: The Assassination that Avenged the Armenian Genocide (Little, Brown and Company, 2015). In a riveting narrative rich with historical detail, Bogosian gives the first full account of a secret plot by assassins, in 1921, to avenge the...

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