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...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 18:30

Cannes winning, Academy Award nominated filmmaker and Cambodian genocide survivor Rithy Panh will present his award winning 2014 film The Missing Picture on Thursday October 27th at 6:30 in Combes 103/104. The screening will be followed by a discussion between Rithy Panh and the audience. The screening and following discussion is open to the public. Please register online before coming.

The Missing Picture is an autobiographical documentary in which Rithy Panh reimagines his...

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 09:45

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris invites you to an international conference bringing together prominent scholars, lawyers and jurists to discuss the evolving relationship between the law and genocide since the International Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and Tokyo, and to...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:00

This workshop, organized by the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention will provide an introduction to the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive. While familiarizing attendees with the archive’s interface and search engine, the Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s staff Emilie Garrigou-Kempton and USC Professor Colin Keaveney...

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