Conf/Prog - Empire, Politics, and War: The Armenian Genocide within the Context of the Ottoman Empire, 18-19 March 2016, USA

Publish Date: Mar 17, 2016

Event Dates: from Mar 18, 2016 12:00 to Mar 19, 2016 12:00

Armenian Studies Program to Hold Two-Day International Conference “Empire, Politics, and War: The Armenian Genocide within the Context of the Ottoman Empire”

The Armenian Studies Program is holding a major international conference on “Empire, Politics, and War: The Armenian Genocide within the Context of the Ottoman Empire” to be held on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19, 2016. The Conference will bring an international group of scholars to explore new facets of the Armenian Genocide

Free admission and free parking. With the support of the Thomas A Kooyumjian Family Foundation and Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Monday, February 29 • 7:30PM

6:30-7:30PM-Hors d'oeuvre reception

"In the Harsh Light of Genocide: Insights of Selected 
Armenian Thinkers"

by Dr. Roberta Ervine, Kazan Visiting Professor


University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. 
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Read about the forthcoming lecture.

Sunday, March 6, 2016 • 5:00PM Reception • 6PM Banquet

Armenian Studies Program 28th Annual Banquet


Ft. Washington Country Club, Fresno.

Details to follow.


Wednesday, March 9, 2016 • 8:00PM

Pianist Sergei Babayan

Fresno State Concert Hall.


In conjunction with the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series.
For ticket information and general information: Keyboard Concert Series

Monday, March 14 • 7:30PM
"Misak Medzarents the Revolutionary: Last and Lost Poems"
Dr. James Russell, Prof. of Armenian Studies, Harvard University


University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. 

With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Read about the forthcoming lecture.

Wednesday, February 10 • 7:30PM

"Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide"

by Umit Kurt, Doctoral Candidate, Clark University


University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium,
Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Wednesday, February 17 • 7:30PM

"Ambassador Morgenthau's Story"


University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Read More about the forthcoming lecture.

Friday, January 8 • 7:00PM

Best-selling author Chris Bohjalian presents
"The Guest Room"


Leon S. and Pete P. Peters Educational Auditorium, Save Mart Center, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation. 

Thursday, January 28 • 7:30PM

"Iran's Mission of Apology to Russia"

by Dr. George Bournoutian, Iona College, New York


University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking with coupon code. With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Sunday, March 6 • 5:00PM-Reception; 6:00PM-

Armenian Studies Program 28th Annual Banquet


Ft. Washington Country Club, Fresno.

Details to follow.

Tuesday, September 15 • 7:30PM

"Memory, Memorialization & Bearing Witness:
Contested Memories of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey Today"

by Dr. Armen T. Marsoobian-Southern Connecticut State University

University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

"Near East Relief: Selfless Service to Humanity"

on the Opening of the Near East Relief Exhibit

Henry Madden Library, Room 2206, Fresno State.
Free admission and free parking with coupon code.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Wednesday, October 14 • 7:30PM

"Treasures of Faith: Reflections on Armenian Society and Culture"

by Dr. Ron Marchese – Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth

University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.
Free admission and free parking with coupon code.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Sunday, October 25 • 3:00PM

Pianist Shahan Arzruni presents "Komitas"

Fresno State Concert Hall.
In conjunction with the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series.
With the support of the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.

For ticket information and general information: Special Events

Friday, October 30 • 7:30PM

"Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire"

by Dr. Bedross Der Matossian – Univ. of Nebraska – Lincoln
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
About the lecture and brief bio.

Friday, November 6 • 7:30PM

"Righteous Turks: One Turkish Official Who Saved
the Lives of Armenians"

by Ümit Kurt – Visiting scholar

University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.
Free admission and free parking.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Saturday, November 14 • 3:00PM

The Fresno premiere of the motion picture "The Cut"

A historical epic seven years in the making, the drama tells one man's story of survival after the 1915 Armenian Genocide. With a special appearance by screenwriter Mardik Martin.
Fresno Film Festival in cooperation with the Armenian Studies Program
Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., 559-485-9050
$10 general admission; $8 students/seniors

Wednesday, November 18 • 7:30PM

"What Comes After Undoing Denial: Reflections on Contemporary Art and Exhibition Practices in the Armenian Diaspora"

by Neery Melkonian-New York

University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.
Free admission and free parking with coupon code. With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

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Disciplines

Armenian Genocide

Armenian Studies

Genocide

History

Politics

Eligible Countries

International

Host Countries

United States

Conference Types

Conference Programs