Spring 2005 Genocide Studies Seminars

aerial view of destroyed village, Sudan


Genocide in the Third World

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are on 

Thursdays from 1.30-3.20 p.m.,
ISPS conference room, 87 Trumbull St., New Haven

January 27

Eric Reeves, Professor of English Language and Literature, Smith College
Darfur and the Politics of Genocide

February 3

Jackie Assayag, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, Paris
Deadly riots, partition, or genocide in South Asia? 
(Co-sponsored by the Council on South Asia Studies at YCIAS)

February 10

4.30 p.m., Law School

Carlos Ivan Degregori, Visiting Scholar, Princeton University
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Peru: The View of a Social Scientist Participant
(Co-sponsored by the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at YCIAS)

February 24

Greg Grandin, New York University, author of The Last Colonial Massacre
Was the Guatemalan Genocide Unique? The US Role

March 3

Holen Sabrina Kahn, CUNY-Staten Island, and Genocide Studies Program
Constructing Empathy: Representations of the Rwandan Genocide


Elizabeth Levy Paluck, Psychology, Yale University
The Role of Radio in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Reconciliation and Trauma Education

March 24

A. Dirk Moses, History, University of Sydney, Australia
Colonialism, Settler Societies, and Genocide


Erik Markusen, Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 
Danish Institute for International Studies
The Darfur Genocide Investigation: Motives, Methods, and Implications

March 31

Jane Anderson, Smithsonian Institution and Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
From Genocide to Copyright: Historical and Legal Controversies
involving Australian Aborigines

April 7

Marcello Flores, History, University of Siena, Italy, 
Genocide in the Twentieth Century: Reality, Perception, Knowledge

April 21

Prof.oshi Yuki Tanaka, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Japan
Terror from the Sky: A History of Indiscriminate Bombing