State, Society, and Genocide Prevention

State, Society, and Genocide Prevention

November 28, 2017

During the presentation Benjamin Abtan argued that states forfeit their sovereign rights when they violate or fail to protect the basic rights of their citizens.

Concepts of Nationalism and Their Role in Armenia

Concepts of Nationalism and Their Role in Armenia

November 13, 2017

Mikayel Zolyan began the presentation by defining the concepts of nationalism, nations, and ethnic groups, explaining that these concepts can take on different meanings depending on the context of their usage.

Rousseau, Democracy and Moral Liberty

Rousseau, Democracy and Moral Liberty

October 31, 2017

Dr. Simon Clarke presented the topic in three sections, with the aim of critically examining Rousseau’s justification for democracy over other forms of government and assessing possible solutions to the existing problem of democracy.