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HGHR Center to Host International Conference on Genocide Denial

Denial has been termed the “final stage of genocide.” The “assassins of memory,” in Pierre Vidal-Naquet’s memorable turn of phrase, seek to bury their crimes or to legitimize or governments or political movements with which they sympathize. The ways in which portrayals of genocide are constructed may contribute to creating “zones of denial” that allow space for minimizing the harsh realities of... HGHR Center to Host International Conference on Genocide Denial Read more >>

Global Studies Professor Awarded Prestigious Luce/ACLS Fellowship

Joyce Dalsheim, a cultural anthropologist in the Department of Global Studies, has been selected as a 2018 Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. She will use her ethnographic research in Israel/Palestine to engage in a critical examination of the relationship between sovereignty and liberation, focusing on questions of religion and religious freedom. Her work adds... Global Studies Professor Awarded Prestigious Luce/ACLS Fellowship Read more >>

"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2018 Study Abroad

In summer 2018 we are organizing A Holocaust Journey, our fifth annual Berlin & Poland Study Abroad program and class, directed by Professor Judy LaPietra. The program will last from June 18-28 and incorporate visits to Krakow (to tour the former Jewish ghetto and Oskar Schindler’s factory) and Oswiecim, Poland (the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp) and to Berlin (to... "A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2018 Study Abroad Read more >>