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Survivors

Raymond Kévorkian

Dr. Kévorkian's brief account of survivors in the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide.

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April 2018


Survivors

Historian Raymond Kévorkian reveals figures and demographic details about the survivors of the Armenian Genocide—who they were, how they survived and where they were concentrated along deportation routes. Kévorkian also gives a brief account of the rescue missions organized by Armenian institutions in an effort to recover Islamized survivors scattered throughout the empire in the aftermath of the genocide.

Produced by AGBU WebTalks in partnership with the Zoryan Institute.

 


Dr. Raymond Kévorkian is a French Armenian historian and author of The Armenian Genocide: A Complete History. His writings and research focus on the events of the Armenian Genocide, its impact on the surviving Armenian communities across the diaspora and in the formation of the Turkish state. For many years, Dr. Kévorkian served as the director of the AGBU Nubar Library in Paris. In 2010, Dr. Kévorkian received the Armenian Presidential Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to Armenian studies. He is a member of Société de Géographie, a board member of International Association for Armenian Studies, and a foreign member the Armenian National Academy of Sciences.