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A Farewell to Arms: Broken Hopes and Total Departure from the Homeland in the Heroic Battle of Aintab

The Armenian Museum of America and the Tekeyan Cultural Association

Invite you to a lecture and book signing by 

DR. ÜMIT KURT

A Farewell to Arms: Broken Hopes and Total Departure from the Homeland in the Heroic Battle of Aintab

When: Thursday, April 12, 7–9 pm
Where: Adele & Haig Der Manuelian Galleries, 3rd floor.

Lecture and reception open and free to the public

 Umit Kurt, Innovate Armenia - Evolving Identities, 2016

Umit Kurt, Innovate Armenia - Evolving Identities, 2016

In this lecture, Dr. Ümit Kurt will explore how the Turkish-French war was narrated based on an original source written in Armenian by Kevork Baboian. Kurt will present his English translation of this important book with the detailed history of the Armenian struggle for survival in Aintab between 1918-1922. Join us to learn more about this unique and significant work based on detailed eyewitness accounts of real people in the city at that time.