Armenian Studies Lecture Jan. 29 features Dr. Vahe Tachjian

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Armenian Studies Lecture Jan. 29 features Dr. Vahe Tachjian

Dr. Vahe Tachjian, director and chief editor of the Houshamadyan Project in Berlin, will discuss “Building the Model Armenian Citizen: Life and Death in the Region of Harput-Mamüretülaziz (1908-1915)” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in the Alice C. Peters Auditorium, room 191 in the Peters Business Building. The event is part of the free, public Armenian Studies Lecture Series. Using a “microhistory” perspective, this talk analyzes Armenian daily life in the Kharpert/Harput region of the Ottoman Empire from the 1908 Young Turk Revolution to the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students Organization, the talk is partially funded by the Leon S. Peters Foundation. Free parking in lots P5 or P6. INFO: 559.278.2669.