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Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies - APPLY BY MARCH 9

The University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History invite applications from current doctoral students in the UMN College of Liberal Arts for the Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The Badzin Fellowship will pay a stipend of $18,000, the cost of tuition and health insurance, and $1,000 toward the mandatory graduate student fees.

Ausencias/Absences photography exhibition at the Quarter Gallery

“Ausencias” is an exhibition based on photographic material from family albums. It shows a series of cases that give a face to those who are no longer here: workers, militants, students, professionals, entire families. All of them, victims of the systematic plan of the illegal repression and forced disappearance established by the civic-military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), Brazil (1964-1985) and Uruguay (1973-1984).

Seeking Refuge in a Changing World: a series of events in 2017-2018

In a series of multidisciplinary explorations, the collaborative will investigate the global developments forcing people to seek refuge, the motivations and experiences of refugees themselves, the impact of these migrations on sending and receiving communities, and the political, social, environmental and cultural responses to mass migrations around the globe.

Fall 2017 brochure for series of events on "Peace-Making in Post WWII Europe...

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?

Holocaust Memory in Europe: An Interview with Professor Timothy Snyder

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.