Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:00

Organizers: George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, American University of Paris, the USC Shoah Foundation and the Institut Français de l’Éducation (ENS de Lyon).

Place: Library of the American University of Paris, 9 rue Monttessuy, 75007 Paris

Participants: Secondary school French teachers (history, literature, languages, philosophy…) and trainers for teachers

Maximum 15 participants

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:00

On May 10, 11 and 12th, the Institute for Advanced Study of Paris organizes an international conference with the support of the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, "The Brains that Pull the Triggers". 

The conference will bring together scientists and scholars from the human, social and brain sciences to bear upon the question of transformation of seemingly ordinary individuals to repetitive agents of extreme...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:00

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention invites you to an evening with Hélios Azoulay and his musicians at Maison de la Chimie.

Composer, clarinetist, writer, Hélios Azoulay is the Music Director of the Ensemble de Musique Incidentale. For ten years, he has been interpreting music composed in the concentration camps. His album « … même à Auschwitz », the first in...

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...

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