The Great Catastrophe
Watch a clip of the upcoming documentary on the Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks
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2015 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
World War I and the Non-Turkish Minorities in the Ottoman Empire - New York, NY, May 21-22, 2015
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2013 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
The Ottoman Turkish Genocides of Anatolian Christians: A Common Case Study - Skokie, IL, May 10-11, 2013
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2010 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
Anatolian and Pontian Greek Genocide: Uprooting of the Greek communities - Rosemont, IL, Nov 6, 2010
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2009 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
Asia Minor and Pontus: Ethnic cleansing and genocide Rosemont, IL, Nov 7, 2009
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2008 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
The catastrophe in Asia Minor and Pontus: History of the genocide - Rosemont, IL, May 9-10, 2008
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The Great Catastrophe Documentary

Help us reveal the facts.
Help us honor the lives lost and their memory.

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paintingFor immediate release
Chicago (22 January 2017)

Grand Opening of the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center…More detail


paintingTHE GENOCIDE OF GREEKS OF THE ASIA MINOR: 1913 – 1923
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 9:00am-2:30pm

Please join us on March 9th, 2017 at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for a special teacher’s workshop…More detail


New PublicationsNew PublicationsNew Publications

We are pleased to see two more new publications that add to the effort of publishing historical information and facts in English on the uprooting, destruction and genocide of Hellenism of Anatolia.

Both books are available to be purchased through Amazon…More detail


The-Genocide-by-FotiadisThe Genocide of the Greeks of Pontos by the Turks, By Kostas Fotiadis

Synopsis of a paper presented at an International Conference on Human Rights in Toronto Canada on May 20, 2000.
English | Greek


Dr. H. PsomiadesArmistice of Mudanya on October 11,1922 and the fate of Eastern Thrace, By Harry Psomiades

The article on the Armistice of Mudanya on October 11,1922 and the fate of Eastern Thrace was presented by the late Professor Harry J. Psomiades at the “Conference on Human Rights” in Toronto, May 21, 2000… More detail


VenezisThe Labor Battalions in the Ottoman Empire

In the Spring of 1914, before the start of World War I, the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) called for general mobilization… More detail


ΕΜΠΡΟΣ-1922-09-04Commemoration of the Great Catastrophe and the Fire of Smyrna

In September of 1922, the world witnessed the savage burning of the great city of Smyrna and the mass slaughtering of thousands of civilians … More detail


WWI_conference_2015_220_150Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocides Discussed at 2015 Academic Conference
May 21-22, 2015
Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocides Discussed at Conference Sponsored by the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center, the Zoryan Institute and the City University of New York New York— … More detail


HellenicAmericanAcademy-Deerfield_220_150AMPHRC Presentation at the Hellenic American Academy in Deerfield, Illinois
Saturday, 28 March 2015
AMPHRC Presentation at the Hellenic American Academy in Deerfield, Illinois On Saturday, March 28, the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) gave a presentation, at the Hellenic… More detail


St_220_150AMPHRC Teaching Guides Introduced in St. Demetrios Pythagoras School Greek Orthodox Church, Elmhurst
Monday, 22 December 2014
Students learn of their history at St. Demetrios Pythagoras School Greek Orthodox Church in Elmhurst On Saturday, November 8th, High School Teacher Anastasia Scoupas-Spiridis, member of the… More detail


9musesnews_220_150100 Years Later, the Greek Genocide
Monday, 01 September 2014
Read 9 muses news article “100 Years Later, the Greek Genocide” which includes The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) teaching guides. On behalf… More detail