Rebecca Jinks, the first recipient of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute's Rafael Lemkin Scholarship, has published an article in the American Historical Review. The article titled “Marks Hard to Erase. The Troubled Reclamation of “Absorbed” Armenian Women, 1919–1927”, is dedicated to the tragic fate of Armenian women during the Armenian Genocide. Original sources and photos from the AGMI collections were used in the article.
American Historical Review is a leading English-language scientific journal in the world, with the highest impact factor. It is the official publication of the American Historical Association, now published by the Oxford University Press.
Rafael Lemkin Scholarship was established by the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in 2011 with a view to engage young and promising scientists from around the world in the study of the Armenian Genocide.
More information about Rafael Lemkin Scholarship you can find here.
Islamized and tattooed Armenian woman, Karen Yeppe alboom, 1920s, AGMI collection.
Tattooed Armenian girl in Syria, Karen Yeppe alboom, 1920s, AGMI collection.