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Global Studies Co-sponsors Series on Bosnian Elections

   October 8, 2018

"I want to show that our differences can be a source of strength instead of a cause for hatred and division” stated Mirsad Hadžikadić, UNCC professor who ran for president of Bosnia-Herzegovina in its October 7 elections. Bosnia was one of the six republics of Yugoslavia until that country was torn apart by...

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"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2019 Study Abroad

"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2019 Study Abroad
   October 1, 2018

In summer 2019 we are organizing A Holocaust Journey, our 6th annual Berlin & Poland Study Abroad program and class, directed by Professor Judy LaPietra. The program will last from June 14-24 and will provide students an opportunity to study historical sites related to Holocaust history...

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HGHR Center to Host International Conference on Genocide Denial

   August 17, 2018

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...

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Global Studies Professor Awarded Prestigious Luce/ACLS Fellowship

   April 11, 2018

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...

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