The Anatomy of Religious Cleansing: Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire (1914-1918)

Taner Akçam

Date: October 22, 2014

Location: Boston

“Modern Turkey is constructed on top of the denial” of the 1914-1918 Ottoman Genocide, Taner Akçam argues. The Armenian Genocide, the Assyrian Genocide, and the expulsion of Greeks should be seen as parts of a “comprehensive policy of ethnic homogenization, implemented by one government, carried out as part of a general plan.”