Articles by Raffi Sarkissian

About Raffi Sarkissian (3 Articles)
Raffi Sarkissian is the Principal of the A.R.S. Armenian Private School of Toronto. He is the founder and former chair of the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education ( He is an educator, human rights advocate, public speaker, and poet. He holds a BA Hons. in history and a MEd from York University, and a BEd from Trent University.

Collective Calls for Justice in the Face of Denial and Despotism

  From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide As we have seen time and again, genocide is often a crime that involves widespread participation and victimizes whole communities. In light of a greater understanding of the conditions that [more...]

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Benefits and Challenges of Genocide Education

Special for the Armenian Weekly Genocide education remains a strong medium for showing students the importance of safeguarding and understanding not just their individual human rights but those that we share universally. According to research conducted by genocide scholar Samuel Totten, teachers [more...]

March 11, 2014 // 5 Comments