Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Screening of Lethal Nationalism May 15, 2022

The Lethal Nationalism Director’s Cut will be screened in Los Angeles at the Regal LA Live Theater 12:00pm Pacific on May 15, 2022.  Theater address:  1000 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.   For tickets click here.

Chicago Area Remembrance of Pontian Genocide on May 15, 2022

May 19 is the Official Day of Remembrance of the Pontian Genocide; 2022 marks 103 years of this tragic, unforgettable catastrophe in history. The AMPHRC will join the Pontian Society of Chicago on May 15, 2022, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago for divine liturgy and prayer services to remember and memorialize all that perished through the genocide. May they rest in peace and may we never forget.

Metropolis of Chicago 41st Annual Commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople May 17, 2022

Join the Metropolis at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church  10050 Ivanhoe Avenue, Schiller Park, IL on May 17 at 7pm for this interesting presentation: From 1453, to the “Third Rome” to the Invasion of Ukraine. A presentation by Dr. George E. Demacopoulos, Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Professor of Theology, Co-Director of Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham University.

31η ΔΙΑΔΙΚΤΥΑΚΗ ΔΙΑΛΕΞΗ Λαϊκού Πανεπιστημίου May 18, 2022

Το έργο του Κέντρου Έρευνας για τη Μικρά Ασία και τον Πόντο (Σικάγο, Η.Π.Α.) για την ενημέρωση του Αγγλόφωνου κοινού σχετικά με τη Μικρασιατική Καταστροφή και τη Γενοκτονία των Ελλήνων του Πόντου» και ομιλητή τον κ. Γιώργο Μαυρόπουλο, Πρόεδρο του Κέντρου Έρευνας για τη Μικρά Ασία και τον Πόντο (Σικάγο, Η.Π.Α.).

Θα προβληθεί και η ταινία «Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of the Greeks (1913-1923)»  (με Ελληνικούς υπότιτλους)


Midwest Greek Parade in Chicago May 22, 2022

The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center will be participating in the annual Greek Parade in Chicago with a float. The parade kicks off at 2:30PM at Halsted Street in Greektown.  Special guests will be the Evzones – the Presidential Guard of Greece.

The Burning of Smyrna Presentation Event ( Sunday September 18th , 2022 )

Please join the Illinois Holocaust Museum and the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center to commemorate the 100 years of the Burning of Smyrna, on Sunday September 18th , 2022 at 1:00pm. Hear from scholarly speakers, George Sherinian, Dr. Constantine Hatzidimitriou, Dr. Paul Bartrop, and Kelley Szany, discuss the importance of this great catastrophe to the Greek population and how these events remain relevant today.

The Age of Catastrophe and the Destruction of Coexistence: Expulsions, Deportations, and Genocides, 1912-1924 (1-4 December, 2022)

A Conference by the General Secretary for Religious Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the Holy Metropolis of Messinia


Co-sponsored by the Armenian Genocide Research Program at the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute and


The Chair of Pontic Studies, School of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki