Committee Room 3, Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4AX
This conference is organised by the School of Law at Middlesex University London to commemorate the centenary of the crimes committed against the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire.
Among those participating in the conference are Professor William Schabas, Ara Safarian, Ece Temelkuran, Professor Laurent Pech, Payam Akhavan and Dr. Tunç Aybak. The gathering will consider the concept of genocide from a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective and discuss the political and legal aspects of the crimes committed against the Armenian people of the Ottoman Empire during WWI.
10:00-10:30: Arrival and Registration
10:30-10:45: Welcoming remarks by Professor Joshua Castellino, Dean of the School of Law
Session One 10:45-12:30
Chair: Joshua Castellino, Dean, Professor of Law, Middlesex University London
William Schabas, Professor of International Law, Middlesex University London
Laurent Pech, Professor of European Law, Head of the Law and Politics Department and
Jean Monnet Chair of EU Public Law, Middlesex University London
Payam Akhavan, Professor of Law, McGill University
Session Two 13:30-15:30
Chair: Dr Mehmet Ali Dikerdem, Programme Leader in Professional Doctorates
Ara Safarian, The Director of the Gomidas Institute, London
Ece Temelkuran, Author of Deep Mountain Across the Divide Between Turkish-Armenian Diasporas (Verso, 2010)
Dr Tunç Aybak, Programme Leader in International Politics and Law, Middlesex University London
Documentary Film Screening 15:45-17:15
This event is free to attend, but places must be booked via Eventbrite.