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Understanding Genocide: The Extremes of Population Politics – A Panel Discussion

“Understanding Genocides” panel discussion with Liz Lerman and University of Minnesota colleagues Taner Akcam, Bruno Chaouat, Stephen Feinstein, Miriam King, and Michael Oakes and moderated by Eric Weitz. Part of the University Symposium, “The Politics of Populations.”┬áCosponsored by The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Department of French and Italian, The Department of History, […]

Small Dances About Big Ideas: Comprehending Genocide with an Artmaking Experience – A Workshop with Liz Lerman

Workshop with dancer Liz Lerman, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, whose current work includes a dance piece observing the human rights legacy of the post-World War II Nuremberg Trials. This event is generously co-sponsored by the Dance Program’s Sage Cowles Land Grant Guest Artist Endowed Chair. Part of the University Symposium, “The Politics of Populations.”

A Philosopher Looks at Genocide: Fourth Annual Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Lecture, presented by Professor Paul Boghossian

Paul Boghossian is professor of philosophy at New York University and one of the major philosophers in the United States today. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and has taught at Princeton, the University of Michigan, and New York University. In ten years as chair of the Philosophy Department at NYU, he has built […]

The Historic Istanbul Conference on the Fate of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire – A talk with Taner Akcam

A discussion with Dr. Taner Akcam, Visiting Associate Professor of History University of Minnesota. On September 25 and 26, three Turkish universities Bilgi, Sabanci and Bocazi, hosted a historic conference on the fate of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. This was the first time that the subject has been discussed in Turkey in such […]