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Knowledge and acknowledgement in the politics of memory of the Armenian genocide

Author: Vahagn Avedian
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. ©2019
Series: Mass violence in modern history
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Is the Armenian Genocide a strictly historical matter? If that is the case, why is it still a topical issue, capable of causing diplomatic rows and heated debates? The short answer would be that the century old Armenian Genocide is much more than a historical question. It emerged as a political dilemma on the international arena at the San Stefano peace conference in 1878 and has remained as such into our days. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vahagn Avedian
ISBN: 9781138318854 113831885X
OCLC Number: 1045641816
Notes: Series statement taken from publisher's Web site.
Description: vii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Politics of memory: an intricate perpetual process --
Politics of memory explained through its constituent parts --
Memory and history in the politics of memory --
Creating national narrative and identity --
Molding the memory by forgetting --
The reciprocal relation between democracy and memory --
Education : an example of auxiliary means in politics of memory --
The central role of law and justice --
Reconciliation : synthesis of recognition, responsibility and reparation --
Existing research --
Outline and delimitations --
The Armenian question between history and politics --
The entry of the Armenian question into the international arena --
Beacons of hope and justice : the Sèvres treaty --
From Sèvres to Lausanne : realpolitik reigns supreme --
Genocide in international law : Nuremberg and the UN convention --
The Turkish genocide denial during the interwar period --
The reawakening : the 50th commemoration day on April 24, 1965 --
The resonance : the diaspora as agent of remembrance and recognition --
The rediscovery of the suppressed genocide --
The igniting spark : the genocide survivor Gourgen Yanikian --
The first un genocide study : the ruhashyankiko report, 1979 --
The iron ladle : armed terrorism as political leverage --
The entry into the academia --
Which memory to preserve : US Holocaust Memorial Museum --
Hearing the neglected victim : the permanent peoples, tribunal, 1984 --
The UN genocide convention revisited : the Whitaker report, 1985 --
The pinnacle of the recognition process : European Parliament, 1987 --
Memory, history and justice : towards reconciliation --
The Karabakh conflict : the legacy turned catalyst for independence --
Independence and the genocide as rule setter --
Armenian-Turkish relations and the old ghost of genocide --
Parliamentary recognitions : writing history or confirming the research? --
Legal examination : law and politics --
The unforgotten genocide: the Centennial Commemoration, 2015 --
Knowledge and (dis)acknowledgement : a century of the politics of memory of the Armenian genocide.
Series Title: Mass violence in modern history
Responsibility: Vahagn Avedian.

Abstract:

By following the politics of memory of the Armenian question during the past century, this study aims to explain why the issue is still topical in our days.  Read more...

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