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Community Engagement in Refugee Resettlement: Resources and Knowledge in the Field

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The Integration and Belonging Hub’s webinar series, Belonging Talks, is pleased to present Brianne Casey, M.A. ’12, the community sponsorship technical assistance resource and learning manager at the Refugee Welcome Collaborative.

Sponsored by: Integration and Belonging Hub

February 2, 2022: Victim Testimony, Mass Violence, and Trials in Interwar Europe

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Speaker:  Alexandra Garbarini (Professor of History and Jewish Studies, Williams College) Eyewitness testimonies provide descriptions of mass atrocity and genocide that fill the gaps left bare by the limitations of official documents and legal records. They provide victim perspectives that enrich historical narratives by bringing humanity and an individual lens through which to understand systematic […]

September 28, 2021: Facing off or facing up to ‘the end’? : Reflections on the omnicidal trajectory of homo anthropocenus’

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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 nationalisms and “minority” relations, as well as anthropogenic climate change. He is founder of Rescue!History.) Historian Mark Levene, an Emeritus Fellow at the University of Southampton […]

May 11, 2021: The Problems of Genocide

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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 the Journal of Genocide Research) Genocide scholar Dirk Moses (Frank Porter Graham Distinguished […]

April 29, 2021: Collective Trauma and the Armenian Genocide: Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Relations since 1839 

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Speaker: Pamela Steiner (Ed.D., Senior Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University) Dr. Pamela Steiner, a Senior Fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, is a practitioner whose research is dedicated to promoting reconciliation between opposing […]

April 6, 2021: Book Talk: “The Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History”

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Speakers: Prof. Amos Goldberg is the Jonah M. Machover Chair in Holocaust Studies and the Head of the Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His recent book is: Trauma in First Person: Diary Writing During the Holocaust (Indiana University Press 2018.) He is now finishing a book on the Warsaw […]

March 17, 2021: Stories from the Ground: Perspectives on Refugee Law and Policy

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Speaker: Sabrineh Ardalan (Clinical Professor, Harvard Law School and Director, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program) Following the Second World War, nations recognized the need to establish protections for vulnerable people who were endangered in their home countries, as had occurred on such a vast scale during the Holocaust. The resulting multilateral treaty and its […]

March 3, 2021: The Escalating Risk of Mass Violence in the United States

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Speaker: James Waller (Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College) Escalating political violence in the United States raises red flags regarding the erosion of democratic ideals and reveals growing distrust in political and governmental processes. Had these symptoms developed elsewhere, risk analysts would have instituted precautions and the international community would […]

November 20, 2020: Holocaust Education in Desperate Times

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Speaker: Simone Schweber (Goodman Professor of Education and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison) Simone Schweber, Goodman Professor of Education and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, has dedicated her academic career to researching how we teach and learn about the Holocaust. With the expansion of its academic agenda to include issues […]