Ugur Ümit Üngör

is the author of The Making of Modern Turkey: Nation and State in Eastern Anatolia, 1913-1950 (Oxford University Press, 2011) and Confiscation and Destruction: The Young Turk Seizure of Armenian Property (Continuum, 2011). He is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Utrecht.



An interview with historian Ugur Ümit Üngör

The comparison of genocides is neither a crude equation nor an equivalence of evil, argues historian Ugur Ümit Üngör. Rather, comparative study enhances understanding of individual cases and counters political manipulation of genocide under hierarchies of uniqueness.

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