Peter Balakian explains that the Armenian Genocide was part of his family’s history.
During World War I, the Ottoman Turks carried out one of the largest genocides in the world’s history, killing over one million Armenians.
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.
This resource examines the choices that individuals, groups, and nations made before, during, and after the Armenian Genocide.