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“Forced into Genocide” A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian

“Forced into Genocide” A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian

Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

Description

"Forced into Genocide" is the riveting memoir of Yervant Edward Alexanian: an eye-witness to the massacre and dislocation of his family and countrymen in Ottoman Turkey during World War I.

Incredibly, Alexanian experienced the Armenian Genocide as a conscript in the Turkish army. His memoir is a one-of-a-kind insider's acount documenting the Genoside's astonishing cruelty - but also its rare, unexpected acts of humanity. no comparable account exists in the literature of the Armenian Genocide. This edition, tranlated froom Aexanisn's hand-written cronicle, includes rare documents and photos that the author preserved. 

When

Thursday, November 2, 07:00 - 08:30 pm

Where

Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652 Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652 Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652

Admission

Free, seating is limited

Organizers

Bergen Community College

Event contact info

RSVP to Nvair Beylerian at nbeylerian@bergen.edu

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