Event: Wednesday, September 28
"The Hunchakian Revolutionary Party and the Pattern of Violence in Sasun, 1890–1894"
Wednesday, September 28, 2016~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Presenter: Varak Ketsemanian (NES)
Discussant: Alexander E. Balistreri (NES)
A light lunch will be served.
This paper is the second chapter of my MA thesis titled: “Communities in Conflict: the Hunchakian Revolutionary Party 1890-1894”. It is a work in progress, which I would like to eventually turn into a journal article. This chapter looks particularly to the pattern of violence in Sasun, and the inter-communal relationship between Armenians and Kurds. Not adopting the usual paradigm of ideological inclinations behind violence (explained in the thesis as the “top-down” approach), this chapter aims to look at the socio-economic dynamics underlying this pattern and its impact on the activities of the Hunchakian Revolutionary Party in the region.
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