Past Events

Spring 2023 Events

February 13: Anti-Roma Hate Speech on Social Media Platforms, Pavlina Pavlova (CyberPeace Institute, Vienna, Austria)

Virutal lecture and discussion, 12 noon.  


March 2 POSTPONED to April 17: The Politics of Genocide, Jeff Bachman (American University)


March 3: “Being Creative in the Aftermath of Genocide: Rwanda Artists Reflect on Collaborative Practices of Memory, Tradition, and Invention across Genres”

featuring Michael Baseme Ishimwe, Innocent Nkurunziza, and Malaika Uwamahoro

3 pm - 5 pm, 10 Sachem, room 105

(Organized through the Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Rwanda@30 symposium.)


March 8: Russia, Ukraine, and the Laws of War. 

Alona Verbytska, human rights advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

noon, GM Room, Horchow Hall, Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs (55 Hillhouse Ave.)


April 3: Women and Transitional Justice in Timor-Leste.

Noemi Perez Vasquez (UNHCHR)

Virtual lecture and discussion, 12 noon


April 17 (Rescheduled from March 2):  The Politics of Genocide

Jeff Bachman (American University)

In-person lecture and discussion, 12 noon.  Luce 203.


April 27: MADE Information session

Open House for Yale students interested in learning about the Mass Atrocities in the Digital Era initiative

5:30-6:30, WLH 112.


May 2: ”Ukraine Testifies” – Two short documentaries and a Q&A/discussion with The Reckoning Project executive director Janine di Giovanni

4:30, GM room at Horchow Hall (55 Hillhouse Ave.).

Fall 2022 Events

September 28: The Digitization of Genocide Memory: Consequences and Contestation

Virtual lecture and discussion with David Simon, 12:00pm EDT

The event is organized by the KHC at Queensborough Community College 
and is co-sponsored by the Sam & Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Academy at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center; the Ray Wolpow Institute at Western Washington University; the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Ramapo College; the Wagner College Holocaust Center; and the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University.

October 21: Museums and Mass Violence: Perils and Potential

All-day conference

Luce 203, 8:30AM-5:45PM