The politics of memory and commemoration: Armenian diasporic reflections on 2015

  title={The politics of memory and commemoration: Armenian diasporic reflections on 2015},
  author={Sossie Kasbarian},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={123 - 143}
The centenary year of the Armenian genocide witnessed an escalation in cultural production and both political and academic focus. This paper looks at some of the sites and spaces, physical and discursive, in which the centenary was marked. In particular, it seeks to assess how the centenary has challenged and possibly altered the context within which we approach the genocide and its continuing legacies. The paper is positioned in the diasporic space – while recognizing that this is fluid and… Expand
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