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Loyola University Maryland

Fighting for peace and justice: The Armenian genocide case study

2019 Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series
Anthony Barsamian, a lawyer, and a co-chair of the Board of Trustees of the Armenian Assembly of America, will address the Armenian genocide and the struggle for recognition and justice. He travels regularly to Armenia and serves on the Advisory Board of the Armenia Tree Project, a reforestation and rural development project, which has planted and monitored over 5.5 million trees in Armenia. Barsamian is currently President of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the oldest Christian ecumenical organization in the US, founded in 1903, and the first Orthodox Christian and Armenian-American in this position. He also serves on the Political Science Advisory Board for the Social and Behavioral Science Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.