In the early 20th century, the city of Constantinople was a multicultural center at the literal crossroads of Europe and Asia. An estimated 3,200 Armenian refugees came to Constantinople in 1920 and 1921 with many more still on the way. Widowed by the horrors of the Armenian Genocide, many of the women refugees were forced to leave their children at home alone while they looked for work throughout the day. A solution was critically needed.
April 24th marks the 101st anniversary of the Genocide against the Armenians, Assyrians, and Anatolian Greeks. How will you remember?
In our last Dispatch we asked some fundamental questions about the Armenian Genocide. This particular question merits further exploration.
As the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide approaches, we address a few fundamental questions about this important chapter in global history.
The Near East Relief Historical Society is proud to announce the release of They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief, a new Near East Relief curriculum guide!