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August 22, 2017

"The level of academic inquiry and scholarship that was brought together by IIGHRS was unparalleled and I had not felt this challenged in a very long time."

TORONTO, ON-- The International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies releases a statement from Captain...

January 6, 2017

 The Zoryan Institute and the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies presents an overview of the year's projects, publications, and University program.

Click here to learn more about our 2016 accomplishments.

August 30, 2016

“Genocide is not an accident; it is a choice. It occurs because human beings make it happen and let it happen” says Roger Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’, in his closing remarks followi...

May 4, 2016

Toronto --- Joyce Apsel, Course Director of Zoryan Institute's GHRUP welcomes new scholars, Dr. Andrew Woolford, Dr. Stephan Astourian, and Dr. Hazel Cameron to the faculty this year, as it approaches the 15th anniversary of the course, held annually at the University...

April 22, 2016

Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal dedicated to the research, analysis and information of genocide and gross human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion...

March 12, 2016

MONTREAL – A conference sponsored by the Zoryan Institute was held March 8-9 at McGill University's Faculty of Law to examine the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and possible ways to implement its findings.

Titled “From Truth to Reconciliation...

February 26, 2016

Members of the New Board of Directors of the Zoryan Institute forecast Gross Human Rights Violations and even Genocide as a result of Climate Change, Accelerating Population Growth,Increased Resource Scarcity, and Socio-Economic Conflicts

Toronto, February 2016 – At its...

November 18, 2015

George Shirinian, the Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute, is one of four Armenian Genocide scholars who received awards from Lucie Gharibian, chairwoman of the Armenian Certified Teachers’ Association of Ontario. The other recipients were Isabel Kaprielian-Chur...

April 15, 2015

Washington, DC—George Washington University Law School and the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (A Division of the Zoryan Institute) collaborated in organizing an international conference entitled, “State Oppression, Violence against Minori...

March 16, 2015

State Oppression, Violence against Minorities, and the Possibility for Remedial Secession and Independence: An International Conference at The George Washington University Law School

The International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies are co-organizing a m...

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