The Local and Global in the Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Keywords:

memory, memorials, Armenian Genocide, Karabagh Movement, national identity

Abstract

Memorials are one of the most common forms of memorialization and may be understood as symbolic reparations for the victims and survivors of mass violence. They acknowledge the suffering and grief of the victims and pay tribute to the dead. At the same time, the memorials epitomises not only history but also teaches contemporary lessons of local and global character. The Armenian Genocide Memorial as a symbol of grief and revival of the Armenian nation serves all these aims.
This article aims to address some points of history of the construction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial, its local and global implications, the issue of absence of names in the Memorial, as well as the feelings of patriotism and statehood embedded in the Armenian Genocide Memorial.

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Published

2022-04-05

How to Cite

Marutyan, H. (2022). The Local and Global in the Armenian Genocide Memorial. International Journal of Armenian Genocide Studies, 6(2), 74–89. Retrieved from http://agmipublications.am/index.php/ijags/article/view/52