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Les 40 Jours du Musa Dagh | The 40 Days of Musa Dagh – Franz Werfel Exhibit

December 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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THE 40 DAYS OF MUSA DAGH

A testament of resistance at the heart of the Armenian Genocide

DECEMBER 10th 2015 to FEBRUARY 11th 2015

A homage both to the heroes of the Musa Dagh resistance in 1915 and to Franz Werfel, who immortalized their epic struggle in his classic novel, The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

An archival photo exhibition and conferences including:

 

1- “The influence of Werfel’s novel on the Jewish Resistance during WWII”
Prof. Yair Auron – Open University of Israel
December 10, 2015, 7:45PM, Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center, 5151, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

2- December 12, 2015, Cinema J.A. De Sève, Concordia university, Library building, 1400 De Maisonneuve West
At  6:00PM:
“The Forty Days of Musa Dagh: A Historical Perspective”

Vartan Gregorian – President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

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Dr. Frank Chalk – Director, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)

At 8:00PM:

“THE CALL FROM ARMENIA; Canada’s response to the Armenian Genocide” – An AGCCC publication by Aram Ajemian
Book launch and signing with Aram Ajemian

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Sponsored by: Government of Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada,  Embassy of the French Republic in Canada, and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre

 

 

 

Details

Start:
December 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Centre commémoratif de l’Holocauste à Montréal
5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, QC H3W 1M6 Canada
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Phone:
(514) 345-2605
Website:
http://www.mhmc.ca/