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

Zoom (Online)

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 

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) 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”

Zoom (Online)

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 […]

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 […]

October 8, 2020: Race, Racism, and Policing: A Long History

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Speakers: Ousmane Power-Greene (Clark University), Carl Suddler (Emory University), and Anne Gray Fischer (University of Texas-Dallas) A tidal wave of social and political unrest during 2020 culminated in widespread demands for change. Protests in response to the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor inspired debates and movements that drew attention to the long struggle […]