THE ASIA MINOR CATASTROPHE AND THE OTTOMAN GREEK GENOCIDE
The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center

 

The Asia Minor Catastrophe and the Ottoman Greek Genocide: Essays on Asia Minor, Pontos, and Eastern Thrace, 1913-1923 edited by George N. Shirinian, Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute, is a compilation of innovative papers given by distinguished scholars at two academic conferences organized by the Pontian Greek Society of Chicago and published by The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center in Chicago.

Contributors to the book:

George N. Shirinian: Introduction
Tessa Hofmann : The Genocide against the Christians in the Late Ottoman Period, 1912-1922
Taner Akçam: The Greek Deportations and Massacres of 1913-1914: A Trial Run for the Armenian Genocide
Matthias Bjørnlund: The Persecution of Greeks and Armenians in Smyrna, 1914-1916: A Special Case in the Course of the Late Ottoman Genocides
Harry J. Psomiades: Greece in Asia Minor: The Greek Naval Bombardment of Samsun [Amisos], June 7, 1922
Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou: The Destruction of Smyrna in 1922: American Sources and Turkish Responsibility
Alexander Kitroeff: Asia Minor Refugees in Greece: A History of Identity and Memory, 1920s-1980s
Van Coufoudakis: From Lausanne (1923) to Cyprus (2009): Turkey's Violations of International Law and the Destruction of Historic Hellenic Communities
Robert J. Pranger: U.S. Policy Obstacles in Recognizing the Genocides of Christian Minorities in the Late Ottoman Empire: Challenges and Opportunities

 

 

David Lloyd George - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

“...tens of thousands of men, women and children have been deported, and tens of thousands have died. It was pure deliberate extermination.”

House of Commons, 4 August 1922.