Oxford Network for Armenian Genocide Research

Armenian Genocide  Research

This network will run from 2019 to 2022. 


Building on the ground-breaking scholarly work produced by the Globalising and Localising The Great War (GLGW) research cluster, one of the largest hubs for First World War research in the UK, the Oxford Network for Armenian Genocide Research hopes to foster new research directions in the study of the Armenian genocide. It seeks to create a thriving community of researchers at Oxford who study the Armenian genocide in a global context rather than merely in its local Ottoman setting, and whose chronological focus is not confined to the period between 1915 and the end of WWI.

As one of the first of the 20th century’s many genocides, the Armenian genocide provides a unique way into understanding the connective histories of state-sponsored human rights abuses in recent history.  A central aim of the network therefore, is to make the Armenian genocide part of global conversations about human rights, witness and genocide prevention. We hope to collaborate with scholars in Oxford, and across the world, whose research focuses on the Armenian Genocide, human rights, and/or historical dialogue.

The Oxford Network for Armenian Genocide Research was founded by Dr Suzan Meryem Rosita Kalaycı and Professor Theo Maarten van Lint and is based at Pembroke College and TORCH at the University of Oxford.

If you would like to get involved or learn more please get in contact with our Director Dr Suzan Meryem Rosita Kalaycı @ armeniangenocideresearch@torch.ox.ac.uk, or with our team on twitter @OX_AGResearch


Illustration of Tsitsernakaberd, The Armenian Genocide memorial complex.
Architects: A. Tarkhanyan, S. Kalashyan
Artist: Van Khachatryan
Completed: November 1967
By Nvard Yerkanian
Commissioned for the Launch of the Oxford Network for Armenian Genocide Research.

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