An interactive documentary about the 1914 forced displacement of the Greek population of Phocaea,
a port town on the Aegean coast of the late Ottoman Empire.
Find out what happened and why, and locate the events within a larger historical timeline.
Hear historians speak of the constant wars, violent ethnic rivalries, boycott policies, and secret societies that characterized the late Ottoman Empire.
Access testimonies from visitors and residents of Phocaea and surrounding villages, who were eye-witnesses to the events of June 1914.
Access recent interviews with the descendants of Greek Phocaean refugees in Greece, as well as Turkish residents of Eski and Yeni Foça, today.
Listen to featured historians speak about oral history, trauma, memory, and national narratives; and find more about their own research in archives and around the world.