Sarkissian is co-founder of one of the foremost international centres devoted to the research of Genocide, notably the Armenian Genocide. Through the Toronto-based Zoryan Institute, established in 1982, he has gathered the largest collection of oral history of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide. The institute has also published 40 books based on original Turkish and German sources.
You cannot be free until you know who you are and until you know your history. Only when you find out, can you find peace
Strong, powerful words from a woman with a vision. Great grand-daughter of survivors of the Genocide, she is articulate and thoughtful, but, most importantly she believes that the right words – and deeds – make a difference.
She believes that the right words – and deeds – make a difference
Survive and thrive could be Afeyan’s motto for life. “Armenians have one thing in common. We’re super-survivors,” says Noubar Afeyan. “We’re descendants of those who adapted and overcame seemingly impossible odds during the Genocide.”
Survive and thrive could be Afeyan’s motto for life
Abbey Road studios in central London has seen concerts and recordings aplenty since it was immortalized by The Beatles in 1969. But there has never been anything quite like the event that took place in April 2014.