Dr. Dilek Güven
4. June, Thursday
17.00 Opening Remarks
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, TU Berlin, ZfA
17.30 Key Note Speech I
Donald Bloxham, Edinburgh
Genocide, the First World War, and the Wider Context, 1875-1945.
18.00 Key Note Speech II
Fatma Müge Göcek, Michigan
Transgenerational Impact of the Armenian Genocide on the Vic- tims and the Perpetrators.
5. June, Friday
10.00 - 12.00 Chair: Ayse Gül Altinay, Istanbul Women, Children and the Genocidal Process
Survival Strategies of Armenian Children during Genocide as Agency, Empowerment, and ‘Growing up’.
Nazan Maksudyan, Berlin
Biopolitical Weapons’: War, Exodus and the Ordeal of Women and Children in Van, March-August 1915.
Yektan Türkyilmaz, Durham
Strong Mothers, Weak Fathers? How Jewish Child Survivors Re- member Their Parents’ Roles Prior to and after Ghettoization. Marta Ansilewska, Berlin
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 15.30 Chair: Andrea Petö, Budapest
Sexual Violence and Survival
Gülizar and Her Sisters: Girl Abduction in the Armenian Provinces of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th Century.
Elke Hartmann, Berlin
Mixed Marriage, Prostitution, Survival, Reintegrating Armenian Woman into Post-Ottoman Cities.
Vahé Tachjian, Berlin
The negation of Suffering: Forced Sex Labor in Concentration Camp Brothels in Remembrance and Research.
Verena Schneider, Berlin
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 - 18.30 Chair: N.N.
Breaking the Silence
What did Jews and Germans in the Third Reich Know about the Armenian Genocide?
Wolf Gruner, Los Angeles
Gendered Narratives of Trauma and Survival: Overcoming the Pat- terns of Cultural Silencing.
Helin Anahit, London
Connecting Across Divides: Feminist Conversations on Genocide, Gender and Survival
Ayse Gül Altinay, Istanbul and Arlene Avakian, Massachusetts
The Genre of Kinship: Aikaterini Gegisian’s ‘Self-Portrait as an Ottoman Woman’
David Kazanjian, Philadelphia
6. June, Saturday
10.00 - 12.00 Chair: N.N.
The Past in the Gender: Gender and Memory
The Remains of the Past: Genocidal Memories of Armenians in Turkey
Bengi Bezirgan, London
Questioning the Voices: Gender and Contemporary Articulations of Armenianness.
Alice von Bieberstein, Cambridge
Gendered Memories of Sexual Violence in Contemporary Armenian- American Literature.
Hülya Adak, Istanbul
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch 14.00 - 15.30
Chair: David Feldman, London
Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide
Breaking Gendered Silences: Lessons Learned from the Holocaust in Hungary and the Armenian Genocide
Andrea Petö, Budapest
Genocide Online: Memory, Gender and the Digital Archive Alina Bothe, Berlin
15.30 Coffee Break
16.00 Key Note Speech III
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, Berlin Gender and the Holocaust
16.30 Key Note Speech IV
Arlene Avakian, Northampton, Massachusetts
Gender and Denial of the Armenian Genocide: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis