An international conference on "The Committee of Union Progress" brings together top scholars in the world. The Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) was the political party in power at the time of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The conference will explore various aspects of the CUP. Speakers include: Raymond Kevorkian, Hans-Lukas Kieser, Duygu Coşkuntuna, Yektan Türkyilmaz, Dikran Kaligian, and Ümit Kurt. This two-day conference will be held on the Fresno State campus. Sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program.