Spring 2006 Genocide Studies Seminars

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Cultural Genocide
Thursdays 1.30-3.20 p.m.,
ISPS conference room B012, 77 Prospect St., 
New Haven
January 26
Profs. Benjamin Foster and Karen Foster, Yale University,
editors of Iraq Beyond the Headlines (World Scientific, 2005)
The Iraq War and the Future of the Past
February 2
Pamela de Condappa, King’s College, Cambridge, UK
‘Cultural Genocide’ in Bosnia-Herzegovina, an archaeological perspective:
Destroying Material Culture, Destroying Identity?
February 9
Prof. Christian Tomuschat, Humboldt University Berlin,
Coordinator, Guatemalan Commission on Historical Clarification (CEH)
Genocide in Guatemala, 1981-83
February 16
Laura Saldivia, University of Buenos Aires and University of Palermo Law Schools, Argentina
Argentine ‘Soft Vengeance’ since the Restoration of Democracy
February 23
Marcie Mersky, Director, Access to Justice Program, Soros Foundation-Guatemala/SIDA;
former member, Guatemalan Commission on Historical Clarification,
Truth-seeking in Transitions: Comparing two experiences in Guatemala
March 2
Prof. Arman Grigorian, Wesleyan University
Genocidal Violence as a Response to Intervention
March 23 Taylor Owen, Oxford University
The U.S. Bombing of Cambodia, 1965-75: New Data
March 30
Dori Laub, Deputy Director (Trauma Studies), Genocide Studies Program
Slave Labor and the Holocaust Experience: Update on a Current Videotestimony Project
April 6
Prof. Ervin Staub, Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Rwanda: Understanding the Roots of Genocide,
Healing, Reconciliation and Peaceful Reconstruction
April 13
Prof. Benjamin Lapp, History, Montclair State University, New Jersey
The Jews in Germany after the Holocaust
April 20
Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar and Doron Ben-Atar, authors of What Time and Sadness Spared:
Mother and Son Confront the Holocaust (University of Virginia Press, 2006)
“Whose Holocaust is it Any Way?”