Author Archives: Nanor Kebranian

About Nanor Kebranian

Nanor Kebranian is Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Theory, History, and Human Rights in the HERA-funded project, Memory Laws in European and Comparative Perspectives, based at the School of Law at Queen Mary, University of London. She completed her doctorate at the University of Oxford with fellowships from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and Oxford's Clarendon Fund. She joins Queen Mary after serving as Assistant Professor in Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, where she researched, published, and taught on human rights, history, and literature.

Genocide Recognition without Human Rights?

Over the course of this week, the Turkish government will be called to account for some of the most heinous human rights violations ever to be witnessed. This demand for justice won’t address the state’s reported crimes against the population of Afrin in the name of national security. And it will undoubtedly entail little, if any, scrutiny regarding the country’s current repressive measures against pro-democratic constituents. Indictments will not be made in international criminal courts or special tribunals. And the victims and perpetrators will not Continue reading →