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Dr. Anahit Khosroeva

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 01:49 PM CT

Dr. Anahit Khosroeva

Anahit Khosroeva is an Assyrian activist and historian who was born in Armenia. She is a Senior Researcher in the Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Armenia. In 2003, Dr. Khosroeva received her PhD in Genocide Studies from the Oriental Institute of Armenian National Academy of Sciences. In 2004, she published her first book titled “Assyrian Genocide in the Ottoman Turkey and Adjacent Turkish territories” (late 19th, earlier 20th century) in the Armenian language. Publication of that book was sponsored by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Andranik Margaryan. In 2005, the book was translated into the Russian language.

Dr. Anahit Khosroeva is the author of more than 40 articles on the history of the Assyrian people, written in Armenian, Russian and English languages and have been featured in the book, “The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies”.

She participated with other activists from the Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic organizations in numerous International Genocide Conferences throughout the world, bringing awareness to the plight of the indigenous Assyrians in the Middle East.

Dr. Khosroeva is the chief editor of one of the most prominent and respectable magazine published annually in Yerevan, Armenia, titled “The Issues of the Armenian History”.

In February, 2006, Dr. Khosroeva was presented with the award, “Assyrian Scholar of the Year,” from the Assyrian American National Federation for her outstanding service to the Assyrian nation.  In the same year, she received three more awards from the Assyrian Academic Society, Assyrian Media Center and Assyrian American Association of Chicago.

In recent years, Dr. Khosroeva has been a scholar in residence at North Park University in Chicago, where she taught several courses on 20th century genocides.  She resides in Chicago, Illinois, and continues to be an active voice in bringing further awareness, recognition, and justice for the Assyrian people using international human rights laws.

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