Members of the Brown community are invited to attend a vigil at 7:00 p.m. this evening to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. During World War I, an estimated 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children were killed at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. This date marks a moment of reflection and prayer for the lives that were lost. Though many scholars have studied the Genocide, it often does not receive the same popular attention that other crimes against humanity have, so we hope there will be a great turnout.
The event will take place in front of Salomon and is sponsored by the Chaplains’ Office.