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...

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:00

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 a panel discussion on the nature of the video archives of survivor testimony and how their experience has been archived by different organizations.

Archivists from several critical Holocaust archives (the Visual History Archives at...

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 17:00

On Monday May 2nd (17h00 in C-104) and Tuesday May 3rd (10h00-12h00 in U-2), Emilie Garrigou-Kempton (USC) and Wolf Gruner (USC) will lead two workshops introducing faculty and students to the Visual History Archives and creative ways that the archives can be used in teaching and research. You are invited to attend either session, the content of the workshops will be the same. The workshop on May 2nd will be in English and on May 3rd in French. Using the USC Visual History Archives for...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 18:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention invites you to a film screening and lecture on the history of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 18:30

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention invites you to attend a lecture by Jeffrey Shandler, Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, who will speak on the subject of videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors. 

The visual component of video interviews with survivors of the Holocaust is...

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