Fall 2001 Seminar Series (GSP/Sawyer)


The Ferhadija mosque in Banja Luka

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing


September 20

Professor Henry Huttenbach, Editor, Journal of Genocide Research
“Defining Genocide, Comparing Genocides: Dilemmas and Solutions of a Methodological Quandary”

October 4

Genocide in Iraq?
Dr. Michael Rubin, Washington Institute on Near East Policy“ 
Kurds, Sanctions, and Ethnic Cleansing”
Dr. Joyce McKelvey, American Friends Service Committee 
“The Effect of US-led Sanctions on Iraq since 1990”

October 18

Deborah Harris, Department of History, University of Melbourne 
“The Aetiology of Twentieth Century Genocide: Armenia, Cambodia, and Rwanda”

October 29

Professor Jonathan Webber, Fellow in Jewish Social Studies, Oxford University
“Jewish and Christian Perspectives on the Site of Auschwitz”
(co-sponsored with the Fortunoff Video Archive on Holocaust Testimonies)


Professor Daniel Chirot, University of Washington, author,Modern Tyrants 
“If Violence is Normal, Why is Peace More Common?”

November 15
2:30 pm - 4:20 pm

James Fussell, Executive Director, Genocide Watch, Washington, D.C. 
“Group Classification on National ID Cards as a Factor in Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing” 
Symposium on Ethnic Cleansing on the Frontiers of Europe and America 
co-sponsored with the Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders

Friday, November 30 
5:15 pm

Professor Norman M. Naimark, Stanford University, author, The Fires of Hatred 
Professor John Mack Faragher, Yale University 
102 Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Yale University

Saturday, December 1
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Carl Brasseaux, University of Southwestern Louisiana, author The Founding of New Acadia 
Paul Kennedy, Yale University, author, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Ben Kiernan, Genocide Studies Program, Yale University, author, The Pol Pot Regime
Jeremy Mumford, Yale Ph.D candidate, focusing on forced resettlements in Spanish Peru
Robert Remini, University of Illinois, author, Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars
Timothy Snyder, Yale University, author of the forthcoming The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, 1569-1999.
Moderator: Professor Jennifer Baszile, Yale University
101 Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Yale University