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SEYFO 100 YEARS OF GENOCIDE


Event Date: 5/17/2015

SEYFO 100 YEARS OF GENOCIDE

Special presentation by
Mr. Sabri Atman
&
Rev. Stephen Andrew Missick
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Best Western Hotel
380 South Airport Blvd,
So. San Francisco, CA

To help us plan accordingly - RSVP by 5/12/2015 either email us at info@assyrianfoundation.org email us or call Flora Kingsbury (925) 408-4998


Sabri Atman is one of the most well-known lecturers on the Assyrian Genocide. He was born in Nsibin (Tur Abdin) in southeast Turkey, moved to Austria due to political reasons, and to Sweden five years later. He has studied economics at the University of Gothenburg and has a master’s degree on human rights and genocide studies from Kingston University in London, Siena University in Italy, and Warsaw University in Poland. Atman continues to contribute immensely to worldwide awareness of the Assyrian Genocide. He is currently a doctoral student in genocide studies at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. His dissertation is on the Assyrian Genocide and the involvement of the Kurds.

Reverend Stephen Andrew Missick, author of The Words of Jesus in the Original Aramaic: Discovering the Semitic Roots of Christianity and The Assyrians: The Oldest Christian People and three articles on the history of the Assyrian Church of the East in the Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies. He is an ordained minister of the gospel. He graduated from Sam Houston State University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a doctoral student at Houston Graduate School of Theology. Rev. Missick has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and has lived among the Coptic Christians in Egypt and Assyrian Christians in Syria. He served as a soldier in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2004 and as a chaplain in the Army National Guard in Baghdad in 2009 and 2010. He is the screen writer for the upcoming Assyrian heritage film The Acts of the Apostle Thaddeus which is set to star Lorenzo Lamas in the title role.

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