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Press-releases


May 14, 2010


PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Alex Hinton
"Trials, Truth, and Tribulations" (on genocide and transitional justice)
Sarkis Shahinian
Armenia-Diaspora relations in the context of national security and cooperation for international recognition of the Armenian genocide

Date: 14th of May, 2010
Time: 16:00
Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute
Komitas hall


Alex Hinton is Executive director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and Professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs and at Rutgers University, Newark. He is also the First Vice-President and Executive Board member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.

He is the author of the award-winning “Why Did They Kill? Cambodia in the Shadow of Genocide” (California, 2005) and six edited or co-edited collections, “Transitional Justice: Global Mechanisms and Local Realities after Genocide and Mass Violence” (Rutgers, forthcoming in 2010), “Genocide: Truth, Memory, and Representation” (Duke, 2009), “Night of the Khmer Rouge: Genocide and Democracy in Cambodia” (Paul Robeson Gallery, 2007), “Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide” (California, 2002), “Genocide: An Anthropological Reader (Blackwell, 2002), and Biocultural Approaches to the Emotions” (Cambridge, 1999).

In 2010 the International Association of Genocide Scholars was awarded with Armenian presidential prize for supporting the international recognition of the Armenian genocide.

Sargis Shahinian is a chairman of Switzerland-Armenia Association. He is one of the initiators of the process of official recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Switzerland in December 2004 and for making its denial criminally pursuing. He also initiated trial in Switzerland against Dogu Perincek, head of the Turkish Workers' Party for denying Armenian genocide. Switzerland-Armenia Association was awarded in 2010 by Armenian presidential prize for supporting the international recognition of the Armenian genocide.

More information about the lectures is available by calling (010) 390981.




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