PRESS RELEASE Prof. Dadrian to Lecture at Columbia University on Comparative Perspective of Genocides The Armenian Center at Columbia University P.O.Box 4042 Grand Central Station NY, NY, 10163-4042 Contact: Bedross Der Matossian E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The Middle East Institute of Columbia University & The Armenian Center at Columbia University Present On the 90th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide ~SThe Two Major Genocides of the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Perspective of the Armenian and the Jewish Cases~T By Vahakn N. Dadrian (Director of Genocide Research, Zoryan Institute) Chair: Mark Mazower (Columbia University, History Department) Wednesday 13th of April 7:30pm 501 Schermerhorn Hall VAHAKN, N. DADRIAN is the leading scholar on the subject of the Armenian Genocide. He is the author of the distinguished work The History of the Armenian Genocide, referred to by Steven Katz as ~Sa monumental parallel to Raul Hilberg~Rs master work~T. In his over thirty years of research he has published numerous studies and several volumes on genocide in English, German, Armenian, Turkish and French. From 1970-to 1991 he was a Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York . He was then appointed the Director of Genocide Studies Project supported by H.F.Guggenheim Foundation. Currently Dadrian is the Director of Genocide Research at the Zoryan Institute. MARK MAZOWER is Professor of history at Columbia University. He specializes in modern Greece, 20th century Europe, and international history. The Nazi New Order in Europe and its aftermath (social, cultural, psychological), Nation-states and minorities. His books include Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation, 1941-44 (Yale UP, 1993); The Balkans (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000); Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950 (HarperCollins, 2004).