The Corning Centre at Holocaust Education Week
October 7, 2015
The Corning Centre will be participating in Toronto’s Holocaust Education Week this year with an event dedicated the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
It is titled 100 Voices: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and will be presented in partnership with the Winchevsky Centre—United Jewish People’s Order.
The event description on the official website, www.holocaustcentre.com/HEW, reads,
“To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education has created the100 Voices Project. An ongoing project to document voices of victims of the Armenian Genocide and their descendants, it explores themes of survival, memory and justice.
Raffi Sarkissian, Chair of the Corning Centre, will discuss the challenges and benefits of the project and explore the question of remembering in absence of survivors and in the face of state sponsored denial.”
Select video clips from the 100 Voices Project will be screened, and the presentation will be followed by a panel discussion comprised of a teacher and students who worked on the initiative.
The event will be held on Saturday, November 7 at 7:00 pm at the Winchevsky Centre—United Jewish People’s Order.