Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 17:30

After a brief introduction to the field of oral history, Amia Lieblich (Professor of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will describe the Jewish-Palestinian village Wahat al-Salam - Neve Shalom that was the subject of her study in 2010 and its development since its foundation in 1977. She will elaborate on the complicating factors in conducting the study, provide its main results and discuss the contribution of oral history research for conflict...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 17:30

"Climate change in a populists' world: can we meet the goals of the Paris Agreement without a World Government?"

Myles Allen is Professor of Geosystem Science in the Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics, University of Oxford, and co-Director of the Oxford Martin Net Zero Carbon Investment Initiative. His research focuses on how human and natural influences on climate contribute to observed climate...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 18:00

Mikael Rask Madsen’s research is focused on globalization and the role of legal institutions and professionals in these processes. His current research concerns the special interaction between law and global integration, the role and power of lawyers in globalization, the increased importance of supranational legal institutions and more generally, the international transformation of law and authority towards networked expertise. 

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 18:00

Nineteenth and early-twentieth century colonialism shaped the modern world in fundamental ways, with effects that are still with us today. By the 1930s, more than a third of the world population had been incorporated in formal imperial systems whose creation, maintenance and expansion was characterized by structural material and symbolic violence – the physical violence of conquest and of colonial rule, and the daily experience of suppression and cultural subordination of...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 14:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention invites students to a discussion with Stephanie Wolfe, Assistant Professor at Weber State University, to hear about her work in a large scale research project with Never Again Rwanda, a human rights and peace-building organization. ...

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 17:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention welcomes guest lecture from Stephanie Wolfe, Assistant Professor at Weber State University. Dr. Wolfe specializes in international politics and human rights, with an emphasis on genocide, crimes against humanity, and other atrocities.  She received her PhD in International Relations from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies in 2011. Her publications...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 17:30

Dr. James Waller is the Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College (NH). The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention is pleased to be hosting an evening with him to discuss his work on how ordinary people commit genocide and how perpetrators step back into the...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 17:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention are pleased to host an evening with Sarah Gensburger. Sociologist of memory and historian of the Shoah in Paris, she is one half of the team who created the collection of soundwalks Gens de Paris.

Gens de Paris is a soundwalks collection recounting events that took place...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 17:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention invites you to attend a presentation by guests Patrice Bensimon and Michał Chojak from Yahad - In Unum. 

 Yahad - In Unum is the world's leading organization on Holocaust field research. Over the course of more than 14 years...

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