Recent guest lecturers

19.06.2019 • Historian Vahagn Avedian

On June 19 th , Vahagn Avedian (Sweden), a historian, specializing in research concerning the fields of genocide, human rights, peace and conflict and democracy delivered a lecture entitled "The Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide" for the diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia . The lecturer spoke about the memory formation and its role, the differences of formation of historical memory in states where genocides have occurred and particularly about the developments after the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire ․ V. Avedian is the author of the book "The Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide" published in 2017 and 2018, as well as the co-founder and editor of and other websites.