Symposium to Commemorate Armenian Genocide at Institute of World Politics
A symposium entitled “The Armenian Genocide: A Century of Sorrow” will take place on March 28 at the Institute of World Politics (IWP) in Washington, D.C. in commemoration of the Centennial. The event is organized and co-sponsored by Mastrapa Consultants and Political Developments Research Center.
The symposium will focus on the history and denial of genocide and justice, compensation and restitution for loss of life and property, Turkey’s destabilizing role in world politics, and the hidden Armenians of Turkey. The French documentary by Anna Benjamin and Guillaume Clere, “Turkey, the Legacy of Silence,” will debut on the East Coast at this event.
The “Century of Sorrow” speakers will be: Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, president of Genocide Watch; Dr. Marek J. Chodakiewicz, IWP professor of history, Kosciuszko chair in Polish Studies; Kate Nahapetian, government affairs director, Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA); Dr. Tania C. Mastrapa, founder of Mastrapa Consultants, IWP research professor; Steven Oshana, executive director, A Demand for Action; Vilen Khlgatyan, vice chairman, Political Developments Research Center; and Raffi Bedrosyan, activist and writer.