Scholar Donna-Lee Frieze chronicles the life and work of Raphael Lemkin.
During World War I, the Ottoman Turks carried out one of the largest genocides in the world’s history, killing over one million Armenians.
Students study two US responses, one diplomatic and one humanitarian, to the human rights violations that occurred during the Armenian Genocide.
Scholars explore the history of the Armenian Genocide, the role of perpetrators and ordinary people, the choices made by Turkey and the United States, and questions of judgment and legacy.
This resource provides the opportunity for a multimedia approach to teaching the history and legacies of the Armenian Genocide and the challenges of responding to crimes against humanity.