Please join us on Sunday, May 21st , 2:00 -4:00 pm at the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) for the lecture on the refugee crisis.
The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) and the Pontian Greek Society of Chicago are pleased to invite Hannibal Travis, Professor of Law, to speak on the current refugee crisis and its similarities to the Christian refugees during the collapse of the Ottoman Empire…More detail
Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923
Chicago- On Sunday April 23, 2017, the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research center (AMPHRC) in collaboration with the National Hellenic Museum (ΝΗΜ) of Chicago celebrated the publication of the new book Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923, at the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown, Chicago. More detail…
The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC) announces funds to support original research on the study of Hellenism in Asia Minor, Eastern Thrace, and Pontos, including the destruction of Greek communities in the early twentieth century by two consecutive Turkish regimes. The availability of these funds is made possible due to a special arrangement between the Ivan Savvidis Foundation Scholarship Fund and the AMPHRC….read more.
Successful teachers workshop at the Holocaust Museum on the Greek Greek Genocide on March 9th, 2017
Our Research Center teams with the Illinois Holocaust Museum for a successful teachers workshop on the Genocide of Greeks of Asia Minor
Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center Announces New Book
This is a “must-have” book for those with an interest in Armenian, Assyrian or Greek History;
Late Ottoman and Turkish Republican History; the History of the Modern Middle East;
Genocide and Comparative Genocide Studies; Political Science;and Sociology.
USD $55.00 + shipping
Welcome to the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center
A short tour video…
The Great Catastrophe Documentary
Help us reveal the facts.
For immediate release
Chicago (22 January 2017)
Grand Opening of the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center…More detail
THE 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
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 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
Armistice 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
The 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
Commemoration 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
Armenian, 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
AMPHRC 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
AMPHRC 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
100 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