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Book Presentation Commemorating the Smyrna Catastrophe

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cordially invites you to a

Book Presentation 
Commemorating the Smyrna Catastrophe 

“The Great Fire: One American’s Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century’s First Genocide”  

Presented by:
Lou Ureneck
Professor at Boston University 


Wednesday, October 7, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


The Hellenic House
1220 16th Street NW • Washington DC 20036

(Light refreshments will be served) 

The author Lou Ureneck is a professor at Boston University. A former Nieman fellow at Harvard University, Ureneck is a former deputy managing editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer and editor of the Portland Press Herald. In 2011, Ureneck was a Fulbright fellow at the National University in Kiev, where he taught business and economics journalism.


Please RSVP to AHI by Monday, October 5, 2015

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The American Hellenic Institute is a nonprofit public policy organization that works to strengthen relations between the United States and Greece and Cyprus, and also within the American Hellenic community.

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