Past Events


Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 7:30p.m. (Eastern Time)
Panel Discussion: Memory and Justice: Artsakh and the Armenian Genocide
Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education and ANC Canada
Montreal, Canada (Details)


Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 6p.m. CET (12pm Eastern Time)Poster_Mouradian_Book_Launch-page-001
Book Launch: The Resistance Network: 
Centre for Southeast European Studies, Universität Graz
Graz, Austria (Details)
Zoom registration link

Friday, May 7, 2021, at 11 a.m. PDT (2pm Eastern Time)
Lecture: Internment and Destruction: Concentration Camps during the Armenian Genocide
Los Angeles, CA (Details)
Zoom registration link

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 7p.m. London Time (2p.m. Eastern Time)
Virtual Book Talk: The Resistance Network
The Wiener Holocaust Library
London, UK (Details and registration)

Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 6:30p.m. PDT (9:30p.m. Eastern Time)
Book talk: A conversation between Khatchig Mouradian and Eric Nazarian
Glendale Library Arts and Culture
Glendale, CA (Details and registration)168056961_10164798319580386_2124736048362690032_n

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 7p.m. (Eastern Time)
Lecture: ‘Mistakes Were Made’: Apologies in Political Discourse and Everyday Life
Circa Academics and Foreign Affairs
Columbia University
New York, NY (Details)

Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 4:40p.m. (Eastern Time)Mouradian poster
“Concentration Camps during the Armenian Genocide: A Comparative Perspective”
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY (Details)
Zoom registration link

Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 1p.m. (Eastern Time)
Book Talk: The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria 1915-1918
California State University – Fresno
Fresno, CA (Details)
Zoom registration link

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 6p.m. (Eastern Time)
Online Panel: “Celebrating Recent Work by Khatchig Mouradian”
Speakers: Margaret Anderson, Hamid Dabashi, Gil Hochberg, and Elyse Semerdjian,
Columbia University
New York, NY (Details)
Event recording:

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 3p.m. (Eastern Time)
“The War on Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) in Historical Perspective”
TCNJ Holocaust and Genocide Program
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, New Jersey

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 4p.m. (Eastern Time)
“The 2020 Nagorno Karabakh War: Actors, Antecedents, and Aftermath”
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY (Details)


Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at 11:30a.m. (New York)
“Internment and Destruction: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide”
Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide and Education
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, New Jersey (Register here for Zoom link)

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at 11:30am (New York), 4:30pm (London)
“Armenia and the Aftermath of the First World War”
Chelsea History Festival
London, England (Register here for live webcast)

Monday, October 5, 2020, at 1:30pm (New York)
“Agency and Forceps: Medical Resistance in Ottoman Syria during the Armenian Genocide”
Middle Eastern Studies Association Annual Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, at 6:30p.m. (New York)Conflict and Covid - Final
“Conflict, Displacement and COVID-19.” Featuring Tsion Firew (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Columbia University), Kim Hekimian (Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Columbia University), and Khatchig Mouradian (Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies, Columbia University).
Zoom registration link:
The program will be live streamed at:
Event co-sponsored by the Columbia University Armenian Center; the Programs in Global Health at Columbia University; the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS); the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University (ISHR), and National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues.



March 18, 2019, at 12p.m.
“‘Don’t Fall off the Earth’: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to the 1950s”
270 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, California
Sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and the Institute for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (Flyer)

April 30, 2019, at 7:30p.m.
Armenian Genocide Commemoration
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, College of Saint Elizabeth
Morris Township, New Jersey (Flyer)

May 10-12, 2019
“Unarmed and Dangerous: Humanitarian Resistance During the Ottoman Genocides”
International Conference: The Genocide of the Christian Populations of the Ottoman Empire at its Aftermath, 1908-1923
Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

5 June 2019
“Victim Agency and Genocide Education: Lessons from the Herero and Armenian Experiences”
The Third Annual Dr. Paul Winkler Holocaust and Genocide Educators’ Conference Mercer County Community College
West Windsor Township, New Jersey



8 January 2018, 7:00p.m.
“New Perspectives in the Study of Mass Violence” (in Armenian)
Pyunig Hall, Aztag Daily Newspaper Headquarters
Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon


Scenes from Mouradian’s talk in Beirut

25 January 2018, 12-1p.m.
Program in Jewish Culture and Society
“‘The Very Limit of our Endurance’: Unarmed Resistance in Ottoman Syria During WWI”
Seminar Room, English Building, Room 109
University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

25 January 2018, 5p.m.
“Internment and Destruction: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917”
English Building, Room 304
University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

7 April 2018, 11a.m.-12:30p.m.
Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Regional Seminar
From Mission to Action: The ARS and the Shifting Needs of the Armenian World
Hovnanian School, New Milford, NJ
Facebook event


Mouradian speaking at the ARS Regional Seminar

12 April 2018, 1:30p.m.

35th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide
“Internment and Destruction: Concentration Camps During the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917”
Millersville University of Pennsylvania (Details)

19 April 2018
Henry P. Becton Regional High School
Rutherford, NJ


Mouradian speaking at Becton Regional High School on mass violence, refugee crises, and the choices we make every day that shape the world around us.

24 April 2018, 7:30p.m.
Armenian Genocide Commemoration Keynote Speech
Armenian Genocide Monument, CSU Fresno (Details)

3 May 2018
Ridgewood High School
Ridgewood, NJ

4 May 2018
Keynote speech on 100th anniversary of Armenian Republic
Los Angeles, CA

5-6 May 2018
“Becoming Aram: The Life and Legacy of a Revolutionary Statesman”
California State University-Northridge (Details)

11-12 May 2018
“Becoming Aram: The Life and Legacy of a Revolutionary Statesman”
Columbia University (Details)

26 June 2018
“Unarmed and Dangerous: Non-violent Resistance from the Ottoman Empire to the Third Reich”
New Topics in Armenian History and Culture
Library of Congress (Details)



10 January, 6 p.m.
“The concentration camps in Syria, 1915-1917: the second phase of the Armenian genocide”
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (Details)


A scene from Mouradian’s University of Zurich talk on 10 January 2017.

12 February, 1 p.m.
Resistance, Refuge, and Return: The Challenges Facing Syrian Armenians
St. David Armenian Church, Boca Raton, Florida (Details, Poster)

28 February, 2 p.m.
The Long Shadow of Genocide: From WWI to the Current Refugee Crisis
Library Auditorium, William Paterson University, N.J. (Details)

3 March, 6:30 p.m.
‘Don’t Fall off the World’: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to the 1950s
Faculty House, Columbia University, New York (Details, Poster)

30 March
The Long Shadow of Genocide: From WWI to the Rise of ISIS
Middlesex College, N.J. (Details)


A scene from Dr. Mouradian’s lecture at Middlesex College

2 April, 11 a.m. 
Resisting Genocide, Rebuilding the Nation: Armenian Women in Syria
Pasadena, California (Details)

13 April, 4:15 p.m.
The Long Shadow of Mass Violence: From the Armenian Genocide to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
Hahn 108, Pomona College, Claremont, California (Poster)

18 April, 10:30 a.m.
The Long Shadow of the Armenian Genocide
Scottsdale Community College, Arizona (Details)

25 April, 9:30 a.m.
The Long Shadow of the Armenian Genocide
Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, NJ


A scene from the talk at Ridgewood High School

11 May, 7 p.m.
Resistance, Refuge, and Return: The Challenges Facing Syrian Armenians
Organized by the Syrian-Armenian Relief Fund (SARF)
Adult Recreation Center
201 E. Colorado St.
Glendale, California 91205
Parking structure Maryland St./Harvard St. (Flyer)


A scene from the talk on Syrian Armenians


6 June, 1:00-3:30 p.m.
“Human Rights in a Global Perspective: Mass Atrocities and State-Sponsored Violence” Global Teacher Seminar, Center for Slavic and East European Studies
Ohio State University (Details)


Mouradian during his talk at Ohio State University

6 July, 7p.m.
‘Don’t Fall off the World’: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to the 1950s
Lisbon, Portugal (Details)


Mouradian speaking in Lisbon

17 July, 7p.m.
Հալէպահայութեան դերը՝ Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան ընթացքին Սուրիա հասնող գաղթականներու փրկութեան մէջ
“The role of Aleppo Armenian in saving deportees arriving in Syria during the Armenian Genocide” (in Armenian)
Yerevan, Armenia (Details)

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Mouradian speaking in Yerevan

4 October-15 November 2017
6-week workshop: Armenian Women in State, Society, and Culture
Paramus, NJ (Details below)


27-28 October 2016
Conference on Memory Laws: Criminalizing Historical Narrative
Columbia University, NY (Details)

30 October 2017, 7p.m.
Lecture on Armenian Identity and Heritage in Turkey
Aram Manougian Youth Center
Gulbenkian 38
Yerevan, Armenia (Details)

4 November 2017
“Becoming Aram: The Life and Legacy of a Revolutionary Statesman
Youth Connect Program, MIT
Cambridge, MA

6 November 2017, 7:30p.m.
“Becoming Aram: The Life and Legacy of a Revolutionary Statesman
Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Ramapo College, New Jersey (Details below)


8 November 2017
City University of New York (Details to follow)

21 November 2017, 1p.m.
“Not Like a Lamb to the Slaughter: Humanitarian Resistance during the Armenian Genocide”
MESA Conference (Details)

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