Conference #4 – April 30, 2021

With Cengiz Aktar is a Turkish political scientist, living today in Greece. He is one of the founders of the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul, which launched the appeal for the recognition of the Great Catastrophe. He is the author of L’Appel au Pardon, des Turcs s s’adresser aux Arméniens, CNRS edition, 2010; and of Turkish Malay, Edition Empreinte, 2020; and Gérard Malkassian is a professor of philosophy in khâgne, he hosts the Conferences of the Salon de Littérature Arménienne in Paris.

The question of the Armenian genocide, the recognition of the «Great Catastrophe», a real ghost that still haunts contemporary Turkish society, is one of the deepest and most vivid memories in the Mediterranean. How to explore the paths of possible recognition, at a time when the political and military conflicts between Turkey and Armenia are reactivated? A dialogue between Cengiz Aktar and Gérald Malkassian.

The video is in French.

“Lifestyle in the Mediterranean” With Cengiz Aktar and Gérald Malkassian