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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 2019

Tuesday, January 29. Community event. CHGS Library Public Education Open House. 4:00-7:00pm, 710 Social Sciences.  

Wednesday, February 13Lecture. Eric Weitz, Distinguished Professor of History, City College of New York. "A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States."  5:00pm, 1210 Heller HallPresented by the Human Rights Program, cosponsored by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and others.

Monday, February 25. Lunch and Learn event. Joe Eggers, CHGS Research and Outreach Coordinator, and George Dalbo, PhD student and CHGS Education Outreach Coordinator. "Dakota Narratives Project and Educator Resources." 12:00pm, 710 Social Sciences

Tuesday, February 26. Pamela Potter, Professor of German and Music, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Time, Location TBD.

Tuesday, March 5Community event. Storyteller Ragnhild A. Mørch performs "Horizon." 7:00pm, Kilburn Theater, Rarig CenterPresented by the Department of German, Nordic, Slavic and Dutch, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, Institute for Global Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Center for German and European Studies, and Speaking Out! Storytelling Collective​​.​​​​​

Tuesday, March 11Lecture. Sonja Wentling, Professor of History and Global Studies, Concordia College, to speak about "Waldsee" at Concordia Language Camp. Time, Location TBD

Monday, April 1. 2019 Ohanessian Lecture. Armen T. Massobian, Professor of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University.  "Fragments of a Lost Homeland and Reimagining a lost Armenian Home: The Didilian Photography Collection." Time, Location TBDPresented by the Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair.

Tuesday, April 9Lecture. Philipp Ther, Professor of Central European History at the University of Vienna, and Visiting Fellow visiting fellow at the Remarque Institute at New York University. “The History of Refugees in an Enlarged Europe.” 4:30pm, 1210 Heller HallPresented by the Center for Austrian Studies, cosponsored by the Department of History, Immigration History Research Center, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Center for German and European Studies, and Institute for Global Studies.  

Monday, April 15. Lunch and Learn event. Artyom Tonoyan, CHGS Affiliate Researcher. "The Nagorno-Karabak Contested Area and Conflict." 12:00pm, 710 Social Sciences.

Thursday, April 25Lecture. Jean-Pierre Karegeye, Visiting International Scholar, Dickinson College, to speak about Rwanda narratives. 4:00pm, 710 Social Sciences.