The Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series, made possible with a generous gift from Mary Catherine Bunting, hosts speakers and events that contribute to raising awareness about peace and justice issues.
Fighting for Peace and Justice: The Armenian Genocide Case Study - Anthony Barsamian
Tuesday April 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm. in 4th Floor Program Room
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.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Peace and Justice Studies, Messina, and the Philosophy Department.
Parking will be available at our overflow lot at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. The parking lot is located at 5200 North Charles Street approximately three tenths of a mile south of Northern Parkway and one-half mile north of Cold Spring Lane. Upon reaching the lot, park your car on one of the two lower tiers. Look for a white bus with green lettering and green flashing lights. Please allow 15 to 20 minutes to reach campus. Upon arrival on our campus, your shuttle driver will provide you with helpful directions to reach the Andrew White Student Center 4th Floor Program Room.
Street parking will be available on Cold Spring Lane starting at 6:00 pm, but please take extra precaution to observe local parking signs and restrictions to ensure your vehicle is not towed.
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