ACA of Maine: Professor Hank Theriault Lecture: The Legacy of Hate: From 1915 to 2020, Asia Minor to Artsakh

Saturday, December 12 at 9:30am via Zoom


Date(s) – 12/12/2020
9:30 am – 11:00 am


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The Legacy of Hate: From 1915 to 2020, Asia Minor to Artsakh

HENRY C. THERIAULT is currently Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Worcester State University, after teaching in its Philosophy Department from 1998 to 2017. From 1999 to 2007, he coordinated the University’s Center for the Study of Human Rights.

Theriault’s research focuses on genocide denial, genocide prevention, post-genocide victim-perpetrator relations, reparations, and mass violence against women and girls. He has lectured and given panel papers around the world. Since 2007, he has chaired the Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group and is lead author of its March 2015 final report, Resolution with Justice. He has published numerous journal articles and chapters. With Samuel Totten, he co-authored The United Nations Genocide Convention: An Introduction (University of Toronto Press, 2019).

In 2017, Theriault was elected President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS), and was re-elected in 2019. He is founding co-editor of the peer-reviewed Genocide Studies International. From 2007 to 2012 he served as co-editor of the International Association of Genocide Scholars’ peer-reviewed Genocide Studies and Prevention, and has guest-edited for the International Criminal Law Review and the Armenian Review.