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.    

Spring 2022 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. 

Yellow Star, Red Star: The Appropriation of Holocaust Memory in Post-Communist Eastern Europe

Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 12:30 PM

Lecture with Jelena Subotić (Georgia State University). Registration required.  

On Civil Mimicry and the Issue of Civil Degradation

Thursday, March 2, 2022, at 11:00 AM

Lecture with Carlo Tognato (Yale University). Registration required.

Remembering through Music: The Srebrenica Genocide in Bosnian izvorna Songs

Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 12:00 PM

Lecture with Badema Pitic (USC Shoah Foundation).  Registration required.

Book Talk: It Can Happen Here: White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US

Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 12:00 PM

A presentation from Alexander Hinton (Rutgers University). Registration required. 

Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories: Dispossession and Migration in the late-Ottoman Empire

Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion.  Registration required.