Fall 2005 Genocide Studies Seminars

1637 Mystick Attack


Genocides of Indigenous Peoples

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?”