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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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05-21-2015: Conference on World War I and Beyond: Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Minorities (DAY 1)

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Conference on World War I and Beyond: Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Minorities Hosted by the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC), The Graduate Center, CUNY, and co-sponsored with the The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) and the Zoryan Institute   Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3.00-8:15 – Proshansky Auditorium The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street) New York, NY 10016 Conference Organizers: Anny Bakalian, George Mavropoulos and George Shirinian Opening Statements  (Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3.00 – 3.15 pm) Simon Davis (The...

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05-22-2015: Conference on World War I and Beyond: Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Minorities (DAY 2)

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Conference on World War I and Beyond: Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Minorities Hosted by the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC), The Graduate Center, CUNY, and co-sponsored with the The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) and the Zoryan Institute   Thursday, May 22, 2015, 3.00-8:15 – Proshansky Auditorium The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street) New York, NY 10016 Conference Organizers: Anny Bakalian, George Mavropoulos and George ShirinianOpening Statements Session 3: Women Survivors, Building Community – moderated by...

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06-03-2015: Ameen Rihani: An Arab-American Humanist Intellectual Engaging East and West

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Ameen Rihani: An Arab-American Humanist Intellectual Engaging East and West talk by Nijmeh Hajjar   Wednesday, June, 3 2015 – 6:30-8:00 – Room C201 Ameen Rihani (1876-1940) was an influential Arab-Lebanese-American thinker, writer and political activist and was one of the most prominent humanist intellectuals of the 20th century. The career of this pioneering man during the late colonial era and early de-colonization was characterized by a progressive secular vision and an abiding interest in engaging both the Arab world and the West. In this lecture, Prof. Hajjar aims to...

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