Sunday, 07. April 2019, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Lecture: 100th Commemoration of The Great Catastrophe

from 07. April 2019 - 13:00 till 16:00

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

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Few today know of one of the first genocides of the twentieth century committed against the Greeks of the Black Sea, Pontos, and Asia Minor. Rooted in ethnic and religious intolerance against Christian minoritiies, Ottoman Turkey committed brutal atrocities against its Greek population between 1913-1923.
We invite you to a ground-breaking symposium featuring distinguished scholars as they reflect upon history, a legacy of loss, rememberance, and the dispora experience today. 
In conversation with: 
Theodosios Kyriakidis, Deparment of history Archeology, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiFatma Muge Gocek, Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, University of MichiganGeorge Shirinian, Executive Director, The Zoryan InstituteAlexander Kitroeff, Associate Professor of History, Haverford College, PA
FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
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Sponsored by: Illinois Holocaust Museum, AMPHRC, Pontian Greek Society of Chicago
Community Partner: Anatolia College, ANC of Illinois, onsulate General of Greece in Chicago, Greek Orthodox Metropolis Chicago, Pan-Pontian Federation of USA and Canada, and Pan-Pontian Youth Association USA and Canada

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