28 March 2010

Balkan American Community Center

Troy, MI

 

TASM invited Dr. Huseyin Cakillikoyak, a renowned Turkish sociologist who specializes in late Ottoman history, particularly the historical and sociological aspects of the Ottoman-Armenian conflict in early 1900s.

 

Dr. Cakillikoyak gave a lecture to a group of listeners from the Michigan Turkish Community explaining the underlying factors leading to the conflict with and deportation of Armenians living in eastern Turkey during the final days of the Ottoman Empire. He concluded his lecture with a socio-psychological analysis of the Diaspora (Armenian living abroad) Identity. The lecture is followed with an open Q&A session.