October 18, 2023, TORONTO: The NAASR/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues, the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (A Division of the Zoryan Institute), and the Genocide Studies International Journal announce a virtual panel discussion, The Blockade of the Lachin Corridor and the Conquest of Nagorno-Karabakh, taking place on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 2:00 pm EST.

This panel discussion is based on the latest issue of Genocide Studies International, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Lachin Corridor Crisis, and will feature presentations from three contributing authors and one of the journal’s co-editors, Dr. Henry Theriault. This session will be moderated by Marc Mamigonian, the Director of Academic Affairs of NAASR, with introductory remarks from Megan Reid, Deputy Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute.




Dr. Bedross Der Matossian
Professor of Modern Middle East History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Impunity, Lack of Humanitarian Intervention, and International Apathy: The Blockade of the Lachin Corridor in Historical Perspective

Geoffrey Robertson KC
Founding Head, Doughty Street Chambers
Nagorno-Karabakh’s Right to Self-Determination

Ani Garabed Ohanian
Doctoral Candidate, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University
The Karabakh Flashpoint: Turkish Authoritarian Rule and the Recurrence of Genocide

Dr. Henry Theriault
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Worcester State University, and Past President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars
The Conquest of Nagorno-Karabakh

The Zoryan Institute is selling copies of the latest issue of its peer-reviewed journal, Genocide Studies International (GSI), published by the University of Toronto Press, titled Nagorno-Karabakh and the Lachin Corridor Crisis at its pre-sale rate of $25.

We encourage those interested in this subject to purchase copies for themselves and to distribute to friends and colleagues while supplies last, to help raise awareness about this critical subject.

To purchase your copy online visit https://zoryaninstitute.org/books/gsi-special-issue-nagorno-karabakh-and-the-lachin-corridor-crisis/ .