We’re looking forward to tomorrow’s workshop at Birkbeck on Aid to Armenia: Armenia and Armenians in International History, organised by our visiting fellow, Francesca Piana, and Jo Laycock (Sheffield Hallam).
CRISES, “QUESTIONS”, AND INTERVENTIONS AT THE END OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Stephanie Prevost (Paris Diderot): Aid to Armenia at the time of the Hamidian massacres (1894-6): Anglo-American relief funds in the margins of official diplomacy?
James Perkins (British Library): Europe unredeemed’ or ‘the Barbarous Balkans’? British liberals and the Macedonian question, 1903-1913
Chair: Rebecca Gill (University of Huddersfield)
REFUGEES AND RESETTLEMENT IN COMPARATIVE CONTEXTS
Inger Marie Okkenhaug (Volda University College): Refugees, Relief, and Reconstruction: Armenians and Scandinavians in Armenia and Syria, ca. 1920-1940
Maria Rizou (King’s College): The policy of the National Bank of Greece and the Greek state towards the Greek refugees 1918-1924: Economic and Social conditions
Chair: Peter Gatrell (Manchester University)
GENDER, RELIEF, AND RECONSTRUCTION
Becky Jinks (Royal Holloway UCL): Education and National Reconstruction: The Smith College Relief Unit and Armenian Relief, 1919-1921
Anna Aleksanyan (Clark University): The Issue of Identity of Surviving Armenian Women and Children After WWI
Chair: Philippa Hetherington (UCL)
Roundtable: AID TO ARMENIA: LESSONS FROM THE PAST, DILEMMAS FOR THE FUTURE?
Armine Ishkanian (LSE)
Dawn Chatty (University of Oxford)
Katja Doose (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Anahit Shirinyan (Chatham House)
Chair: Sossie Kasbarian (Lancaster University)