Power, Politics, and the Armenian Genocide
Simon Payaslian, Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair of Armenian Genocide Studies and Modern Armenian History at Clark University, will discuss the advent of the United States as a global power and how it coincided with the internationalization of the Armenian question in the late nineteenth century. Professor Payaslian will discuss the Wilson administration (1913-1921) and its policy of promoting American missionary and economic interests, while maintaining friendly relations with the Ottoman government during the Armenian Genocide.
University, Clark and Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, "Power, Politics, and the Armenian Genocide" (2006). Clark University Video Archive. 82.