New York Lectures on Hellenic Nationalist Perspectives
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The Pan Macedonian Studies Center
In cooperation with
The Hellenic League of America HLA
Presents a Joint lecture
On Issues of National Interest
On May 29th 2009
At 7:30 p.m.
At the Pan Macedonian Studies Center
Greek Buffet with Refreshments & Greek Wine
THE TURKISH STATE AND HISTORY: REVISIONISM AND DENIAL
By Nikolaos Taneris
Nikolaos Taneris will present an overview of Turkish government efforts in the United States to manipulate scholarship on Greek historiography, and to whitewash Turkish criminal history in Asia Minor and Cyprus. His presentation will depend on scholarly articles for distribution, charts, and scholarly books documenting the some thirty year history of Turkish penetration of American Universities, Mass Media, and Congress. Recent efforts to finance "MACEDONIAN" Revisionism will also be discussed and presented.
The Hellenic Genocide and the rise of Anti-Hellenism in the early 20th century
By Ioannis Fidanakis
This presentation will examine what Anti-Hellenism is and its role in the Hellenic Genocide. Fidanakisʼ presentation will use firsthand accounts and newspaper clippings to discuss what the Hellenic Genocide was and how Anti-Hellenism in the West allowed Turkish leaders to successfully exterminate the indigenous Hellenic population of the than Ottoman Empire. As well as cover several incidents of Anti-Hellenic violence in the United States, Canada and Australia.
The Mezzogiorno's Hellenic Revival
By Giovanni di Napoli
Brooklyn born artist and activist Giovanni di Napoli will discuss anti-Hellenism from a Southern Italian perspective. He will touch on its long history and some of its current manifestations. Mr. di Napoli will also talk about the revival of Southern Italy's Hellenic identity as a means of regaining their dignity and group cohesiveness.
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