Armenian Genocide commemoration events announced for Sydney and Melbourne

The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee has released the schedule of events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Sydney and Melbourne, the Armenian National Committee of Australia reports.

This year, the National Armenian Genocide Commemoration Evening will be held on Sunday 24th April from 7pm at the Willoughby Concourse Concert Hall, Victoria Avenue, Chatswood. The keynote speaker will be Professor Peter Stanley, Professor at the University of NSW (Canberra).

He is one of Australia’s most distinguished military social historians, and was formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial.
As an award-winning author, he has published over 30 books. Most recently, he co-authored ‘Armenia, Australia and the Great War’ – the first  book covering Australia’s humanitarian response to the Armenian Genocide.
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