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Fifth Global Conference of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (in English)

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Hebrew University to Host the Fifth Global Conference on Genocide

The public are invited to the Fifth Global Conference of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS), taking place this year in Jerusalem. The conference, to be held in English, is entitled "Intersections: Holocaust Scholarship, Genocide Research, and Histories of Mass Violence." Featuring speakers from across the globe, the conference sessions will be open to the public at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (June 27 and 28) and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (June 29).

WHEN: 

  • Panels on June 27, 28 and 29 only are open to the public.

WHERE:

  • June 27 and 28 at The Hebrew University’s Mount Scopus Campus, Maiersdorf Faculty Club
  • June 29 at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Polonsky Academy Building

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TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Gender Aspects of Genocide
  • Armenian Genocide Denial in Contemporary Political Discourses
  • Religion and Genocide
  • Jews and Germans after the Holocaust
  • The Quest to Protect Civilians
  • British Colonial and Imperial Perspectives on Massacres and Communities at Risk
  • Post-Conflict Futures in Israel/Palestine
  • Memory and (In)Justice in Rwanda
  • And more.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • H.E. Adama Dieng, Special Advisor for the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, the United Nations: "Preventing Genocide Today: Applying the Lessons of the Past to Protect Future Generations"
  • Prof. Charles S. Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University: "Contending and Demanding Narratives: Genocide, Slavery, Colonialism"
  • Prof. Atina Grossmann, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, The Cooper Union: "Remapping Death and Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue on the Margins of the Holocaust"
  • Prof. Tom Lawson, Northumbria University: "A Conspiracy of Silence? A Genocidal State and Society in Queensland"
  • And many more.

 

Main Location 
Mount Scopus
Maiersdorf Faculty Club
Date 
Monday, June 27, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (All day)
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Fifth Global Conference of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (in English)