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EMBCA and AHEPA Commemorate the Septemvriana, 1955

EMBCA (East Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance) and the Order of AHEPA’s District 6 (New York State) and Delphi Chapter #25 (Manhattan), presented a special event, the commemoration/remembrance of the Istanbul Pogrom/ Septemvriana, of September 6–7, 1955, presented, appropriately, on September 6 at the 3 West Club in Manhattan.

Featuring the 2nd AHEPA Seraphim Canoutas Lecture, the event fell in with EMBCA’s always welcome scholarly presentations on Hellenic historical events on their anniversaries with Associate Professor of History at Haverford College Alexander Kitroeff’s discussion of the events of the Istanbul Pogrom, the Septemvriana. Kitroeff has served as historical consultant for three historical documentaries: The Journey: the Greek Dream in America; Smyrna 1922 the Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City, and From Both Sides of the Aegean: Expulsion & Exchange of Populations Turkey-Greece 1922-24.


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