Thursday, September 17, 2015

Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence Workshop Series

Founded in 2012 by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Department of Sociology, the annual Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence (HGMV) Workshop Series fosters interdisciplinary conversations on the topics of Holocaust studies, genocide and memory, peace and conflict studies, human rights, transitional justice, and conflict resolution. Unless noted otherwise, the Fall 2015 Workshop is planned for Wednesdays at 4:00 PM in Social Sciences 710. The schedule is as follows, with titles and descriptions of each workshop posted when available on the CHGS website:


Thursday, Steptember 24, 2015
4:00 PM
1210 Heller Hall
Walter Manoschek, University of Vienna
"If that's True, then I'm a Murderer!" (2012)
Film screening and discussion with film director on Nazi perpetrator guilt, repression, and denial

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
4:00 PM
710 Social Sciences
Joe Eggers,  University of Minnesota

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
4:00 PM
710 Social Sciences
Deepika Udagama, University of of Peradeniya
Human Rights Law

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
4:00 PM
710 Social Sciences
Daniel Blaufuks, Artist
"All the Memory of the World, Part I" and the creation of memory in media

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
3:30 PM
120 Andersen Library
Lou Ureneck, Boston University
"The Great Fire at Smyrna and the Genocide of the Ottoman Greek and Armenian Population"

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
4:00 PM
710 Social Sciences
Adam Muller, University of Manitoba
"Embodying Empathy: Canadian Settler-Colonial Genocide and the Making of a Virtual Indian"

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
4:00 PM
710 Social Sciences
Ofelia Ferrán, University of Minnesota; Lisa Hilbink, University of Minnesota

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