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The Armenian Genocide Legacy
Fri, 11 November 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
Alexis Demirdjian will present his new book, The Armenian Genocide Legacy (2015), in a talk at The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University.
Mr. Demirdjian is a Canadian lawyer (member of the Quebec Bar) currently working at the International Criminal Court (ICC, since April 2015). Previously, he worked at the Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague (since 2002). Both at the ICC and the ICTY, he worked as a trial lawyer on trials relating to the criminal responsibility of civilian and military leaders.
He is a graduate of the Université de Montréal (Bachelors in Law - LL.B.) with a Masters in International Law (LL.M.) from the Université du Québec à Montreal. Mr. Demirdjian has published several articles and wrote book chapters in the field of international criminal law. Recently, he edited an interdisciplinary volume entitled The Armenian Genocide Legacy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). In March 2015, he organized a two-day conference in The Hague in relation to the book on the occasion of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
Mr. Demirdjian also teaches international criminal law as a guest lecturer at the Asser Institute and the Grotius Centre of the Leiden University.
This event will be held in the MIGS Conference Room on Friday November 11, 2016 from 2-3:30 pm. Registration is mandatory.
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The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies
1250 Rue Guy
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8