Recommended Readings

Report by renowned Australian international jurist, Geoffrey Robertson Q.C., on the Armenian Genocide. Robertson QC,

Geoffrey, Was there an Armenian Genocide? Doughty Street Chambers, U.K, 2009.

Turkey threatens to ban MPs from Gallipoli Centenary over genocide vote, ABC 21 August 2013.

Article by one of Australia's most prominent military historian, Prof. Peter Stanley. Australia's misplaced friendship with Turkey, Eureka Street, 25 August 2013.

Major Conference at Monash University, Melbourne, on Holocaust and Genocide including the Armenian Genocide, 6-7 August, 2013.

Article by Australian Historian Dr John Williams on the Greek Genocide in one of Australia's leading general intellectual journals of historical and political debates - Quadrant Magazine.Williams, John, 'The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli April 1915', Quadrant Online, April 2013.

Margaret Brearley uncovers the little-explored links between the Armenian massacres, antisemitism and the Holocaust.Brearly, Margaret, 'The Forgotten Genocide', The Jewish Quarterly, 2006.

Article by prominent Australian historian and academic, Robert Manne, on Gallipoli and the Armenian Genocide.Manne, Robert, 'A Turkish Tale: Gallipoli and the Armenian Genocide', The Monthly, February 2007.

Recent articles on the Armenian Genocide in Australian mediaRowlands,

David T, '"Gallipoli, Inc" helps the denial of genocide', Green Left Weekly, 23 April 2013,

Keys, Stephen, 'Armenian Genocide and Anzac Day', Scoop Independent News, 26 April 2012.

Cosgrove, Katerina, 'Turkey Must Lift Veil on "First Holocaust"', The Australian, 10 September 2010.,

Colin, 'Denial of an ugly past is holding Turkey back', The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 November 2010.

Robinson, Natasha, 'Recognising the Armenian genocide is the final frontier', The Australian, 24 April 2010.

Toscano, Nick, 'Gallipoli Diggers and the "forgotten" holocaust', Eureka Street, 20 April 2009.

Polain, Marcela Kathleen, 'Writing with an Ear to the Ground: The Armenian Genocide's "Stubborn Murmur"', M/C Journal, vol. 16, no. 1, 2013.

Recent articles in the international media.

Alfroy, Philippe, 'World War 1 Root of Mideast conflict, Armenian Genocide', Yahoo News, 22 February 2014. 

Cengiz, Orhan Kemal, 'Turkey's Secret 'Ancestry Codes' Track Non Muslim-Minorities', Al Monitor, 8 August, 2013.

Abtan, Benjamin, 'Its time for Turkey to recognise the historical fact of the Armenian genocide', New Statesman, 20 April 2013.

Sanders, Carol, 'CMHR won't flip on Armenian genocide: Will stick with designation despite Turkish objections', Winnipeg Free Press, 8 April 2013,

Isaacs, Mike, Holocaust Museum shines light on Armenian Genocide, Skokie Review, 23 April 2013,

Baydar, Yavuz, 'Turkey Should Acknowledge The Armenian Genocide', Al Monitor, 25 April 2013,

Gunaysu, Ayse, 'Names of Lost Armenian Villages Read in Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square', Armenian Weekly, 25 April 2013,

Lade, Diane C, 'Armenian billboards put touchy topic on the road', SunSentinel, 21 April 2013.,0,593402.story

Cengiz, Orhan Kemal, 'Is Turkey Overcoming the Armenian Taboo', Al Monitor, 22 April 2013.

Fisk, Robert, 'Photograph links Germans to 1915 Armenian Genocide', The Independent, 21 October 2012.

Fisk, Robert, 'Living proof of the Armenian genocide', The Independent, 9 March 2010.

Fisk, Robert, 'New light on an old horror - and still there is no justice', The Independent, 10 September 2011.

Bila, Sibel Utku, 'Turkey's Islamized Armenians Grapple with Tragic Roots', Al Monitor, 27 March 2013.

Cengiz, Orhan Kemal, 'Will Non-Muslims Return to Turkey?, Al Monitor, 1 April 2013.

Arrango, Tim, 'Attacks on Elderly Armenian Women in Turkey Awaken Fears', New York Times, 3 April 2013.,

Samet, 'Historian Taner Akcam says Armenian border should be opened for normalisation of relations', Zaman Turkish Daily, 19 April 2013,

Bohjalian, Chris, 'In a Turkish town that had 10,000 Armenians, now there is only one', Washington Post, 7 June 2013,

Rwembeho, Stephen, 'Rwanda: Genocide - Why remembering is Important', All Africa, 7 April 2013.

Archival and Eyewitness Accounts

Academic Studies

  • Avedian, Vahagn, 'State Identitty, Continuity, and Responsibility: The Ottoman Empire, Turkey and the Armenian Genocide', European Journal of International Law, November 2012.

  • Akçam, Taner, A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2006)

  • Akcam, Taner, The Young Turks's Crime Against Humanity, (Princeton University Press, 2012).

  • Diamadis, Panayiotis, 'Australia's first Commissioner for refugees: the 'call from Macedonia' and Australian humanitarian relief through the League of Nations', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 98, no. 1, 2012. (Australian Source)

  • Malone, Gary, The Armenian Genocide: the moral necessity of remembering, Arena Journal, no. 27, 2006. (Australian Source)

  • Tatz, Colin M., Tatz, Sandra, and Arnold, Peter, 'Genocide Perspectives II: Essays on Holocaust and Genocide' (Sydney: Brandl & Schlesinger with the Australian Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, 2003) (Australian Source)

  • Dadrian, Vahakn N. The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus (Providence, Rhode Island, and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1995)

  • Graber, G. S., Caravans to Oblivion: The Armenian Genocide,1915 (New York: J. Wiley, 1996)

  • Kateb, Vahe G, 'Australian press coverage of the Armenian genocide 1915-1923, M.A. thesis', Graduate School of Journalism, University of Wollongong, 2003. (Australian Source)

  • Hovannisian, Richard G., editor. The Armenian Genocide: History, Politics, Ethics (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992)

  • Melson, Robert. Revolution and Genocide: On the Origins of the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust (Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1992)