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Archive & Library discovery day with the Armenian Institute

Archive & Library discovery day with the Armenian Institute

  • Date13 March 2024

Join the Wiener Library for an Archive Discovery Day with the Armenian Institute, organised as part of the Genocidal Captivity exhibition events series: April 30 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Genocidal Captivity

Discover and explore a wealth of resources, titles, online access to video testimonies, references, and books in different languages, all in the heart of London, to support your studies and research projects. Focus on histories of peoples and genocide, and see how memory is preserved for future generations in these two original institutions. Open in priority to postgraduate students.

Archive Discovery Day Timings

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Introduction to Armenian Institute Archive and Library. This will include a presentation from the AI’s Archivist Kolya Abramsky and Librarians Eddie Arnavoudian and Gagik Stepan-Sarkissian.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Grab some lunch and head over to the Wiener Holocaust Library (24 min walk/19 min public transport).

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Introduction to the USC Shoah Foundation Archive at the Wiener Holocaust Library with Dr. Becky Jinks. This session will focus on Armenian oral history testimonies. You will also have the opportunity to view the current exhibition, Genocidal Captivity: Re-telling the stories of Armenian and Yezidi Women.

Please note, that for the session at the Wiener Holocaust Library, we’d recommend bringing a laptop and headphones if you can.

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