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Zoryan's core concept

Zoryan's core concept is to serve the cause of scholarship and public awareness relating to issues of universal human rights, genocide, and diaspora-homeland relations. This is done through the systematic continued efforts of independent scholars and specialists using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach and in accordance with the highest academic standards.


Zoryan's Featured Activities

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IIGHRS Publishes Statement Regarding ECHR Ruling in Swiss Papers

TThe International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (A Division of the Zoryan Institute) produced a full-page informational advertisement that appeared in Switzerland’s leading German and French language newspapers Neue Zürcher Zeitung on March 6 and Le Temps on March 7. The advertisements were the product of collaboration between the Switzerland Armenia Association and the IIGHRS.

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New book provides shocking evidence of German co-responsibility in Armenian Genocide

Toronto—The Zoryan Institute is pleased to announce that the long-awaited English edition of The Armenian Genocide: Evidence from the German Foreign Office Archives, 1915-1916, compiled and edited by Wolfgang Gust, has just been released by Berghahn Books. read more
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Zoryan Institute Facilitates Agreement between Canadian Museum for Human Rights and Armenian Genocide Museum Institute

WINNIPEG – November 7, 2013 – Mr. Stuart Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), and Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute (AGMI) of the National Academy of Sciences, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today that will facilitate collaboration for the promotion of human rights through joint projects and education. read more

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Atom Egoyan & Dr. Hayk Demoyan Aurora Mardiganian and the film "Ravished Armenia" & Commemoration Plans for the Armenian Genocide Centennial

Join us for a discussion between, Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute visiting from Yerevan, and Atom Egoyan, internationally renowned filmmaker of Toronto. Both intellectuals are involved in different but related research and projects on Aurora Mardiganian in terms of installations and/or exhibitions. read more or watch now

Armenian Genocide Museum Institute and Canadian Museum of Human Rights to Sign Official Memorandum of Understanding

Toronto – On November 7, Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute (AGMI) in Yerevan, will visit Mr. Stuart Murray, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). read more