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WWI and the Armenian Genocide Teacher Workshop, April 25

WWI and the Armenian Genocide Teacher Workshop, April 25

As part of CHGS events in commemoration of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, this day workshop will start with an historical overview of the beginning of World War 1 and be followed by break out sessions on the War in Africa, Asia, and the Armenian Genocide. Participants will be able to choose sessions of interest. Participants will receive lunch, parking, resource lists and a book. Faculty members from the Center of Austrian Studies, the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and the Department of History from the University of Minnesota will be leading the sessions.
Registration is full.

Saturday, April 25, 8:45am - 3:00pm
"World War I and the Armenian Genocide" Teacher Workshop
1210 Heller Hall





Schedule

8:45-9:00
Registration

9:00-9:15
Welcome
Deborah Jane, Outreach Coordinator, Institute for Global Studies
Gary Cohen, Director of the Center for Austrian Studies
Alejandro Baer, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies


9:15-10:45
Introductory Session
The Coming of the War: Lives on the Home Front
Gary Cohen

10:45-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:15
Concurrent sessions
The War in the Colonies: Africa (Room 1210)
Adam Blackler and Patricia Lorcin
The Armenian Genocide (Room 1219)
Bedross Der Matossian

12:15-1:00
Lunch

1:00 -2:15
Concurrent sessions
The War in the Colonies: India and Southeast Asia (Room 1210)
Ajay Skaria and Patricia Lorcin
Minnesotans and the Armenian Genocide: History and Memory (Room 1219)
Lou Ann Matossian

2:15-2:30
Coffee break

2:30-3:00
Concluding remarks and resources

Events organized by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Center for Austrian Studies, and Institute for Global Studies. Made possible by the Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of the Minneapolis Foundation.