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We have followed Armenian-Turkish relations closely over the years, always providing a forum for diverse perspectives and angles. In our Spring 2014 issue, we published an article by then Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, entitled “Turkish–Armenian Relations: Is a ‘Just Memory’ Possible?” This sparked a dialogue over the concept of “just memory” in relation to Turkish-Armenian history, including a response paper from historian Gerard Libaridian. As the 24 April 2015 centennial draws near, we expect to share more compelling arguments on this issue with our audiences.

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Turkish–Armenian Relations: Is a “Just Memory” Possible?, Spring 2014The greatest injustice that has been visited on both history and to any two nations is to set aside their previous rich centuries of shared history and to begin instead with traumatic events like war and conflict, or to reconstruct the previous centuries by making traumatic events the center of...