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HRANT DINK: His Legacy and His Challenge - A Tribute

Hrant Dink was a taboo-breaking member of the Armenian community in Turkey and editor-in-chief of the bilingual Turkish-Armenian weekly "Agos" newspaper. A prominent critical voice, Hrant Dink was also a sincere advocate of Turkish-Armenian dialogue. He was shot and killed in front of his newspaper office on January 19, 2007.

Sunday, February 25, 2007
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Dodd Hall 147
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

 

HRANT DINK
HIS LEGACY AND HIS CHALLENGE

A TRIBUTE

Sunday, February 25, 2007
147 Dodd Hall, UCLA
3:30 pm

 

Opening: The Legacy and the Challenge, Richard Hovannisian, UCLA

A Brief Reflection (Armenian): Simon Acilac, President, OIA

A Brief Reflection (Turkish and English):  Zeynep Türkyilmaz, UCLA

Comments: David Myers; Director, Center for Jewish Studies

Musical Interlude: Albert Gyunasdyan, Violin 

Address: Ayse Gül Altinay, Sabanci University, Istanbul

Video Presentation:  “Our Hrant”  Produced by Stepan Partamian

Musical Interlude: Mamekon Arutunyan, Duduk   

Address: Rupen Çetinyan, Independent Scholar, UCLA

Discussion

 

For more information please contact Zeynep Turkyilmaz, zeynep@ucla.edu
or Prof. Richard Hovannisian, Hovannis@history.ucla.edu

Parking: Structure No. 2, Enter from Hilgard Ave. at Westholme Ave. Daily parking fee $8.00


Cost : Free

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Center for Jewish Studies, UCLA Armenian Studies Program, Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Initiative of Turkish Students to Commemorate "Our Hrant"

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