Fall 2007 Genocide Studies Seminars

Oriental Lullaby cartoon
“Oriental Lullaby,” in the pro-Japanese magazine Manchuria, July 1938.


Modern Genocide and Contemporary Challenges

Thursdays 1.30-3.20 p.m.,
ISPS conference room B012
77 Prospect St., New Haven
Open to the public

In Memoriam: Eric Markusen

September 27

Jacques Semelin, CNRS, Paris, author, Purify and Destroy
“Understanding Massacre? Exploring the Genocidal Process in the Holocaust, Rwanda, and Bosnia”

October 10
(N.B. Wed. noon, 
Rm. 203 Luce Hall)

Socheata Poeuv, Executive Director, Khmer Legacies 
“What Does it Take to Heal? Finding
Love, Joy and Pardon after the
Cambodian Genocide”

(sponsored by the Council on Southeast Asia Studies)

October 11

Mette Bastholm Jensen, author, Solidarity in Action
“Rescue Efforts in Nazi-occupied Denmark and the Netherlands: A Comparison”

October 18

Prof. Lyndall Ryan, History, University of Newcastle, Australia, author, The Aboriginal Tasmanians
“Colonization, Modernity, and Massacre in 19th Century Tasmania”

October 25

Gregory Stanton, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars, Farmer Professor of Human Rights, University of Mary Washington 
“Practicing Genocide Prevention: Law, Scholarship, and Activism”

November 15 Andrew McWilliam, Anthropology, Australian National University
“East Timor after the Indonesian Occupation: Traditional Healing and Medical Pluralism”