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Fall 2022 Dukakis Lecture - From Talaat Pasha to Atatürk via Lausanne: The Turkification of Asia Minor

Fall 2022 Dukakis Lecture - From Talaat Pasha to Atatürk via Lausanne: The Turkification of Asia Minor
Hans-Lukas Kieser

Dukakis Center hosts Hans-Lukas Kieser, Professor of Modern History at the University of Newcastle (Australia) and Professor of Late and Post-Ottoman History at the University of Zurich (Switzerland).

The lecture will take place on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 7 PM, at the Bissell Library, ACT - American College of Thessaloniki. 

The lecture is open to the general public and will be in English.

Hans_Lukas Kieser is a Professor of Modern History at the University of Newcastle (Australia), having also served as a Professor of Late and Post-Ottoman History at the University of Zurich. He specializes in the late Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. He has lectured at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Bilgi University, and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and Sciences Sociales in Paris, among others. He has been president of the Research Foundation Switzerland-Turkey. He has received multiple awards for his research, including the Boghossian Prize for work on the Armenian Genocide in 2017. He is the author of several groundbreaking studies, including his 2018 book Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide (Princeton University Press). His forthcoming book is on the Treaty of Lausanne (sous presse).

"Lausanne tacitly endorsed comprehensive policies of expulsion and extermination of hetero-ethnic and hetero-religious groups."

-- H-L Kieser

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