Conference on Armenian Genocide and International Law to be held in
Beirut
29.08.2009 14:41 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ International academic conference on the Armenian
Genocide and International Law will take place at Haigazian
University, Beirut-Lebanon September 3-4, 2009. Organized by the
Haigazian University and the Armenian National Committee-Middle East,
the conference will discuss the Armenian Genocide from the perspective
of international law and tackle issues such as professional ethics and
genocide denial, the consequences of the Genocide and the rights of
the Armenian nation within the context of international law, and means
of further promoting the field of Armenian Genocide Studies.
A number of scholars in genocide studies and experts in international
law are invited for this two-day conference. They will be arriving
from Armenia, Canada, Egypt, Ireland, Lebanon, England, Switzerland,
Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. The participants
include professors and scholars Taner Akc,am, Bilgin Ayata, Seyhan
Bayraktar, Georges Charaf, Haik Demoyan, Richard Hovannissian,
Khatchig Mouradian, Mohammad Rifaat, William Schabas, Roger Smith,
Henry Theriault, Ugur Ungor, Ragip Zarakolu, and Alfred De Zayas.

The papers which will be presented during the four sessions of the
Conference will cover:`The Problem of Minorities and Majorities: The
Case of the Ottoman Empire', `Demographic Engineering in the Ottoman
Empire and the Armenian Genocide', `The Armenian Question According to
Arab Sources', `Genocide and International Law (60 Years after the
Convention, Problems and Prospects)', `The Armenian Genocide: Issues
of Justice and International Law', `The Armenians, Raphael Lemkin and
the UN Genocide Convention', `Turkish Nationalism and the Armenian
Genocide Issue in Turkey Today', `Genocide Denialism and Law in
Turkey', `The Evolution of the Armenian Genocide Denial in Turkish
Press', `Kurdish`Armenian Relations and the Armenian Genocide',
`Professional E `Restorative Justice and Alleviating the Consequences
of Genocide', `Universalizing the Legacy of the Armenian
Genocide'. The proceedings of the conference will be later published
in a book.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress