Contributing Authors Discuss Book on the Greek Genocide

In this 1919 photo released by the Armenian National Archives shows victims of the "Great Slaughter" in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The sign reads: Some of the Armenians, who were killed and brought to the Armenian Relief Hospital during the massacre of Feb. 28th 1919 at Aleppo. Violence against Armenian centers in eastern regions of the dying Ottoman Empire spiked over the summer 1915. Hundreds of thousands of Armenians deemed subversive to the empire _ as many as 1.5 million, by many accounts _ died in what is today eastern Turkey. Most were driven into the deserts of Syria and Iran, over the mountains into the southern Caucasus, into disease and starvation, hounded and attacked by maurauding soldiers, Turkish and others.(AP Photo/Armenian National Archives, HO)

Recently, the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center in Chicago published a new book titled, The Greek Genocide, 1913-1923: New Perspectives. Details can be found at http://hellenicresearchcenter.org/publications/newperspectives/. In the interview below, the co-authors of one of the most significant chapters in the book discuss their research.

Dr. Elisabeth Hope Murray is the president of the International Network of Genocide Scholars and Assistant Professor of Security Studies and International Affairs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Her work …

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