As a term, genocide offers the best possible center for memories to be unified, homogenized and activated with the clear sense of the enemy who tried to destroy the collective self. The perpetrator and enemy in this case are the Turks, and as a result, the political memory of the Armenian diaspora is rooted in a strong narrative of collective victimhood On May 19-20, Helsinki will be the site of a new conference featuring presentations on the abuse of history in international conflicts. Organized by the newly constituted Historians without Borders, the first meeting will focus on several cases such as ...
IranReview.org 20.05.2016 Developments in the Middle East as well as intraregional coalitions and alliances have a mostly ideological nature. In other words, regional strategies are inspired by ideas and identities. Bobby S. Sayyid, the author of “A Fundamental Fear: Eurocentrism and the Emergence of Islamism,” believes that at present four worldviews and narrations; that is, the Western one as well as Iran's revolutionary worldview, Arab Sultanism, and Turkish Kemalism [with the latter being promoted by Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)] are in confrontation and interaction in the region. He says that while sultanate regimes are on decline, other worldviews are not ...
OP-ED, Daily Sabah, 21 May 2016 Without any qualifications or prior knowledge, celebrities such as George Clooney, seen here in Armenia, find it appropriate to pontificate about what really happened in 1915 rather than leave the matter to the historians. So-called 'Armenian genocide' claims infuriated those who think that the history of Turks and Armenians must be decided by people who aren't even capable of placing eastern Turkish cities Erzurum and Bitlis on a map. The commemorations in Yerevan, of the "Armenian genocide," last month confirmed the difficult situation of the Armenian government. Indeed, after its defeat in front of the European Court ...
Hetq, 29 April 2016 The escalation of early April and the clear and present danger to Armenia’s survival that it underlined raise a number of important questions for the Armenian leaders, opinion makers and members of the general public both in Armenia and in the Diaspora. These questions will need to be answered in a very short order. The situation is very simple and no further analysis or discussion is required. The questions are as follows. Will Armenians be able to mobilize the necessary resources to strengthen their defenses and procure modern armaments for the Army, or will young recruits continue to pay ...
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