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Identity in the Empire: the Armenian Genocide

Published June 11, 2019


Photo Credit: Rita Willaert from 9890 Gavere, Belgium – Armenian Genocide Memorial – Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.


Further reading on Lemkin:

See D-L Frieze, ed.(2013)  Totally Unoffical: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Websites devoted to scholarship on genocide:

International Association on Genocide Scholars:

Journal on Holocaust and Genocide Studies:


Akçam, Taner (2012). The Young Turks’ Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire. Princeton University Press.

De Waal, Thomas (2015). Great Catastrophe : Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Ferguson, Niall (2006) The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West. New York: Penguin Press.

Göçek, Fatma Müge (2015). Denial of violence: Ottoman past, Turkish present and collective violence against the Armenians 1789-2009.  Oxford University Press.

Jones, Adam (2010). Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. Taylour & Francis.

Kévorkian, Raymond. The Armenian Genocide: A Complete History. London: I.B. Tauris, 2011

Von Joeden-Forgey, Elisa (2010). “Gender and Genocide”. In Donald Bloxham, A. Dirk Moses (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies. Oxford University Press.

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