Sarkissian is co-founder of one of the foremost international centres devoted to the research of Genocide, notably the Armenian Genocide. Through the Toronto-based Zoryan Institute, established in 1982, he has gathered the largest collection of oral history of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide. The institute has also published 40 books based on original Turkish and German sources.
You cannot be free until you know who you are and until you know your history. Only when you find out, can you find peace
Strong, powerful words from a woman with a vision. Great grand-daughter of survivors of the Genocide, she is articulate and thoughtful, but, most importantly she believes that the right words – and deeds – make a difference.
She believes that the right words – and deeds – make a difference
Survive and thrive could be Afeyan’s motto for life. “Armenians have one thing in common. We’re super-survivors,” says Noubar Afeyan. “We’re descendants of those who adapted and overcame seemingly impossible odds during the Genocide.”
Survive and thrive could be Afeyan’s motto for life
Danish missionary Maria Jacobsen was known as "Mama" to thousands of children. She saved orphans during the Genocide in the American hospital at Kharberd, and later in a Lebanese orphanage following the mass evacuation of children from the Ottoman Empire in the 1920s.
Danish missionary Maria Jacobsen was known as "Mama" to thousands of children
Henry Morgenthau was a man with the courage to stand alone. As the US Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, appointed by President Wilson in 1913, Morgenthau found himself confronting a tide of reports detailing wholesale massacre across the Ottoman Empire.
Henry Morgenthau was a man with the courage to stand alone
Bodil Katharine Bioern was born to a life of privilege. The daughter of a wealthy ship owner, she was one of relatively few girls in her sphere to enjoy an extensive education. By the end of 1918 Bodil had saved hundreds of Armenian orphans and women
By the end of 1918 Bodil had saved hundreds of Armenian orphans and women
Abbey Road studios in central London has seen concerts and recordings aplenty since it was immortalized by The Beatles in 1969. But there has never been anything quite like the event that took place in April 2014.