How did European nation-states transition from millennia of war to adopt non-violent conflict resolution in the last 70 years? What role has Germany played in complex reconciliatory processes? Can European peace last? And is the European experiment in peace-making of any relevance for conflicts on other continents?
CHGS is pleased to welcome Moritz Meutzner as the 2017-2018 Badzin Fellow. Meutzner is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch. He will be spending the year further research.
On April 6-8, 2017, CHGS held a symposium in celebration of its 20th anniversary, entitled, “Comparative Genocide Studies and the Holocaust: Conflict and Convergence.” Timothy Snyder, a professor of History at Yale University gave the keynote on “The Politics of Mass Killing: Past and Present.” Joe Eggers was able to sit down and talk with him.
An open letter to the organizers of an African Trade Forum event, who have announced that Maowia Osman Khalid, Ambassador of Sudan to the US, will be on campus for a panel co-hosted by the Carlson School of Management, written by UMN faculty.
Holocaust Art: History and Commemoration course (Apr 18-May 4) and event series: [Re]Telling exhibit opening (Apr 19), Yad Vashem tour (Apr 26), Museum Studies panel (May 3), Teaching the Holocaust through Art educator workshop (May 9)