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Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies


October 2021

The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On October 27 at 7 P.M., E.T., noted scholar Khatchig Mouradian will discuss his new book, The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitariansm in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918 (Michigan State University Press, 2021) with Gross Center Advisory Board member Ani Tchaghlasian who also serves on the National Board of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Mouradian challenges depictions of Armenians as passive victims of violence and subjects of humanitarianism. It demonstrates the key role Armenian community members played in organizing…

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November 2021

The Jewish Boxers Who Fought Back and for their Lives before and after the Shoah

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On November 10 at 7 P.M., E.T. the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will host Jeffrey Sussman who will discuss his new book, Holocaust Fighters: Boxers, Resisters, and Avengers (Rowan&Littlefield, Oct. 2021) that tells riveting stories of victims who fought back against the Nazis. The lives of five boxers who were forced to fight for their lives while imprisoned in concentration camps are explored in depth, followed by the stories of those who managed to escape captivity and reveal the…

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