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Industry and Resistance:

The Mechanics of Genocide


Tuesday, April 14 / 7:00 pm

Children waiting in the snow for admission into the "Orphan City"In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust. Focusing on the role of the camp and transit systems during the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust, respectively, scholars Khatchig Mouradian and Peter Hayes seek to grapple with the scope of each genocide and the functions which contributed to their deadly efficiency.

  • Admission: Free
  • RSVPs not necessary

Presented in cooperation with the Armenian Resource Center at the University of Michigan - Dearborn, Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University, and the Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive.


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Holocaust and Armenian Genocide Cooperative Event
Industry and Resistance: The Mechanics of Genocide
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