Armenian Genocide Commemorative Lecture to feature Stanley and Babkenian book launch

By ANC Australia | Saturday, 07 May 2016

SYDNEY: The annual Armenian Genocide Commemorative Lecture, organised by the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (AIHGS) in remembrance of the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, will feature the launch the book “Armenia, Australia & The Great War” and will take place on May 17 from 6pm at NSW Parliament House.

Co-Authors of “Armenia, Australia & The Great War”, Vicken Babkenian and Professor Peter Stanley will address the audience, along with NSW State Treasurer, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP.

As conducted in previous years, a Wreath Laying Ceremony will first take place at the Armenian Genocide Memorial “Khatchkar” in the Peace Garden of Level 9 in NSW Parliament House.

Later, inside the Theatrette, Vicken Babkenian will address the audience, before moving on to the official launch of “Armenia, Australia & The Great War”, which will feature a Panel Discussion with the Authors, chaired by Gladys Berejiklian.

At the conclusion of the event, copies of “Armenia, Australia & The Great War” will be available for purchase. There will also be a chance for the co-authors to sign the books.

NOTE: ONE BUS FROM RYDE (Ararat Scout Hall - Santa Rosa Park, Quarry Road Ryde) AND ONE BUS FROM WILLOUGHBY (Armenian Cultural Centre - 259 Penshurst Street Willoughby) WILL DEPART AT 5PM AND DROP OFF PASSENGERS BACK TO SAME DESTINATION AFTER THE EVENT.