Παρασκευή, 19 Ιουνίου 2009

Three Genocides, One Strategy. Colloquium Proceeding Thessaloniki: Kyriakidis Bros.

The colloquium Three Genocides, One Strategy took place on Saturday the 24th of May 2008 in Komotini, Greece. The 3 Genocides of namely Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians which were perpetrated by the Turkish forces before, during and after WW1 were discussed, in this book.

This is a review of the Hellenic, Armenian and Assyrian Genocide. This volume stands as an important achievement in the field of genocide studies, as well as commanding the attention of scholars of Middle East Studies. The subjects addressed include the cleansing of all Christian communities from Ottoman Empire as a result of widespread massacres over three decades and the influence of proto-Nazi ideology on late Ottoman leaders as well the Kemalist nationalist movement and the propaganda they created.

The emphasis in this volume is predominantly on the common strategy of the Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians to the history and nature of genocide, specifically regarding when an episode of genocide begins and whether genocide gives rise to any moral obligation to preserve the targeted culture, or to transform the perpetrators’ culture.

In this volume, Thea Halo, Ataman Sabri, Stavros Abarian, Nikos Lygeros, Antonis Pavlidis, Marios Evriadiadis and Fanis Malkidis discusses on the Hellenic, Armenian and Assyrian genocide and supplies wrenching details of the experiences of Greek, Armenian and Assyrian civilians enslaved by Ottoman and Turkish forces, and subjected to large-scale bayoneting and shootings, death marches.

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