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Holocaust Education in Desperate Times

Zoom (Online)

November 20, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. | Zoom (Online) Speaker: Simone Schweber (Goodman Professor of Education and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison) Schweber will discuss Holocaust education and the multiple contexts within which  it is positioned including state and national education policy contexts, the global contexts of climate change and the rising appeal […]

The Escalating Risk of Mass Violence in the United States

Zoom (Online)

3 March 2021 | 4:00 PM EST |Zoom (Online) The Escalating Risk of Mass Violence in the United States Speaker: James Waller (Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College) The United States is at a crossroads in its history. The escalating level of political violence raises serious red flags about the […]

Stories from the Ground: Perspectives on Refugee Law and Policy

Zoom (Online)

17 March 2021 |3:00 p.m. EST| Zoom (Online) Especially for Students Lecture Stories from the Ground: Perspectives on Refugee Law and Policy Speaker: Sabrineh Ardalan (Clinical Professor, Harvard Law School and Director, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program) This talk will draw on Sabrineh Ardalan’s personal experiences representing asylum seekers in the U.S. and address […]

Book Talk: “The Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History”

Zoom (Online)

6 April 2021 | 2:00 PM EST |Zoom (Online) Book Talk: "The Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History"  In this public webinar, leading Arab and Jewish intellectuals examine how and why the Holocaust and the Nakba are interlinked without blurring fundamental differences between them. While these two foundational tragedies […]

Collective Trauma and the Armenian Genocide: Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Relations since 1839 

Zoom (Online)

29 April 2021 | 4:00 PM EST |Zoom (Online) Speaker: Pamela Steiner (Ed.D., Senior Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University) This book re-examines Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani relations over time, primarily through the lens of collective trauma. Although traumatized differently in kind and degree, the […]

A Conversation with Gail Weiss Gaspar and Holocaust Survivor Marty Weiss

Zoom (Online)

04 May 2021 | 4:00 PM EST | Zoom (Online) Speakers: Gail Weiss Gaspar and Marty Weiss. Join us as we welcome author Gail Weiss Gaspar author of, "Carrying My Father's Torch: From Holocaust Trauma to Transformation", and her father Marty for a discussion about the memoir and honoring the past Zoom Registration Required Sponsored […]

The Problems of Genocide

Zoom (Online)

11 May 2021 | 3:00 PM EST |Zoom (Online) The Problems of Genocide Speaker: A. Dirk Moses (Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author and editor of books and essays on genocide and intellectual history, and is senior editor of […]

Facing off or facing up to ‘the end’? : Reflections on the omnicidal trajectory of homo anthropocenus’

Zoom (Online)

28 September 2021 |4 p.m. |Zoom (Online) Clark University Facing off or facing up to ‘the end’?  : Reflections on the omnicidal trajectory of homo anthropocenus’ Speaker: Mark Levene (Emeritus fellow at the University of Southampton UK, and a long-time environmental and peace activist. He writes, among other things, about genocide, European and Middle Eastern […]

Environcide: Environmental Warfare as a Crime against Humanity and Nature

Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons

21 October 2021 |4 p.m. | Zoom (Online) Clark University Environcide: Environmental Warfare as a Crime against Humanity and Nature Speaker: Emanuel Kreike (Professor of History; Acting Director, African Studies, Princeton University) Emmanuel Kreike teaches African, environmental, and global history at Princeton University. His research focuses on the intersection between war, environment, and society using […]

 We Are Here: Songs of the Holocaust

Temple Emanuel Sinai

28 October 2021 | 7:00 PM EST | Online Temple Emanuel Sinai (Worcester, MA) and live streamed  We Are Here: Songs of the Holocaust Performer: Cantor Jonathan Kohan (Visiting Scholar, Strassler Center; Visiting Cantorial soloist, Temple Emanuel Sinai; Coordinator, Cantorial School of the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary; former fellow, Yad Vashem) and Brett Maguire, Pianist […]

The Ecology of Genocide

Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons

3 November 2021 | 5 p.m. | Zoom (Online) Clark University The Ecology of Genocide Speaker: Felipe Milanez (Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences Professor Milton Santos and the Multidisciplinary Postgraduate Program in Culture and Society, of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.) This presentation investigates the relationships between the physical destruction […]

Indian Scalps for Money: A Hidden History of Colonial Times

Zoom (Online)

Especially for Students Lecture Indian Scalps for Money: A Hidden History of Colonial Times Speaker: Mishy Lesser (Learning Director, Upstander Project) In a new short film, Bounty, Penobscot parents and their children celebrate their survival by reacting to a government-issued bounty proclamation that promised large sums of money for colonial settlers to hunt, scalp, and murder their […]