Public talks in February 2010

February 13: I will be presenting a paper with the title "Are cows happier than Middle Easterners? Socio-political context of victimhood memories in the Middle East and their implications" at the "Understanding New Wars" conference organised by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge.

February 9: By kind invitation of Bob Laxton MP, the Henry Jackson Society , and the All-Party British-Turkish Parliamentary Group, I will be speaking on current political tensions in Turkey and possible future scenarios at the House of Commons, Committee Room 16, 1-2 Pm.

February 5: The Journal of Law and Public will host “The Armenian Genocide Within the Framework of National and International Law” from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Schulze Grand Atrium at the School of Law, University of St Thomas, Mineapolis, USA. I will be a discussant and commentator, alongside presentations from William A. Schabas, National University of Ireland; Geoffrey Robertson, QC, Doughty Street Chambers; Roger W. Smith, International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies; Mark L. Movsesian, St. John's University School of Law and Vahakn N. Dadrian, Zoryan Institute.