Hannibal Travis, Professor of Law – May 21, 2017

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.

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Professor Dan Georgakas – May 2011

On Saturday, May 21, 2011 the Pontian Greek Society of Chicago hosted a lecture by Professor Dan Georgakas entitled The Smyrna Death March of 1922 at Duke Realty Corp. Auditorium in Rosemont, Illinois.

Lecture in English

Lecture in Greek

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Dr. Constantine Hatzidimitriou – October 2010

On October 15, Dr. Constantine Hatzidimitriou gave the keynote address at the Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS) Annual Conference to an audience of over 120 high school teachers.

Lecture in English

Lecture in Greek


Dr. Richard Hovannisian – May, 2010

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: The Fate of the Christian Populations of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey.

Lecture in English


Dr. Taner Akcam – May, 2007

Ethnic Cleansing in Anatolia, 1913-1922. Hosted by the Pontian Greek Society of Chicago, May 19, 2007.

Lecture in English


Dr. Harry J. Psomiadis – May, 2006

Pontian Hellenism and the Asia Minor disaster, 1908-1922.

Lecture in English


Dr. Konstantine Photiadis – May, 2005

A lecture by Professor of History Dr. K. Photiadis on the Genocide of Pontian Greek Hellenism (1914-1923) on May 29, 2005 was given at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Chicago, Illinois.

Lecture in English