Lectures, Conferences & Symposia

The center organizes lectures, conferences, and symposia that feature leading scholars, practitioners, and activists, who provide critical analysis and tools to understand and effectively address the causes, impacts, and legacies of the Holocaust, genocides, and incidents of mass violence.    

Fall 2021 Public Programs

All times noted according to Central Time Zone

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact us at chgs@umn.edu no later than two weeks prior to the event. 

Bdote Tour with Iyekiyapiwin Darlene St. Clair

Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 2:00 PM

St. Clair is Director of Multicultural Resource Center and Associate Professor at St. Cloud State University. Part of the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies’ events marking Indigenous Peoples Week. Registration required.  

Confronting the Past: Legacies of Indigenous Genocide in the Americas

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 4:00 PM

Panel discussion via Zoom. Presented by the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program.  Part of the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies’ events marking Indigenous Peoples Week and part of the Seeking Justice IGS Collaborative Series. Registration required for Confronting the Past: Legacies of Indigenous Genocide in the Americas.

500 Years: Indigenous Responses to History and Human Rights in Guatemala during the 1980s

Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 12:30 PM

With Heider Tun, PhD candidate in history.  Via Zoom. Presented by the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program. Part of the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies’ events marking Indigenous Peoples Week.  Registration required for 500 Years: Indigenous Responses to History and Human Rights in Guatemala during the 1980s

Anti-Gypsyism: An Overview

Friday, October 29, 2021. at 11:00 AM

With Dr. Habiba Hadziavdic, Hamline University. Via Zoom. Presented by the Department of German, Slavic, Nordic & Dutch and co-sponsored by the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies.

Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning

Monday, November 8 & Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 11:30 AM

A two-day symposium. Via Zoom. Presented with the Center for Jewish Studies. Part of the Seeking Justice IGS Collaborative Series.

60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 1:00 PM

Panel Discussion. Via Zoom. Presented with the Roy Wolpow Institute at Western Washington University and the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Minnesota. Co-sponsored by the Center for German & European Studies. Paid for in part with the Wexler Fund for Genocide Education. Registration required for 60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media and Memory.

“We Charge Genocide”: International Law and Anti-Black Violence in America

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 7:00 PM

Panel Discussion. Via Zoom. Presented with the Human Rights Program. Part of the Seeking Justice IGS Collaborative Series. Paid for in part with the Wexler Fund for Genocide EducationRegistration required for "We Charge Genocide": International Law and Anti-Black Violence in America.