Lecture on "Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide?"

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Lecture on "Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide?"

Postby barlowd » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:13 am

"Why Does Turkey Deny the Armenian Genocide?"


Ümit Kurt, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
University Business Center, A. Peters Auditorium, Room 191

One of the most important—and possibly the most sensitive—landmarks of modern Turkish history and the formation of Turkey’s political and socio-cultural climate is the Armenian Genocide. By the same token, this issue is a taboo in Turkish political history. The question widely asked is “Why does Turkey deny the Armenian Genocide?” This question should be examined at two levels: state and society. In this lecture, Kurt will analyze societal dimensions of Turkish denialism of Armenian genocide and also explore the reasons behind Turkey’s inability to come to terms with its past

Free Admission. Free parking with code in Lot P5 or P6.


Co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students
Organization, 8-2669.
Partially funded by the Leon S. Peters Foundation

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