H-Genocide is a network for professional scholars, survivors of genocide, authors, historians and other interested people working in genocide studies and related fields, e.g. U.S., European, African, S. American, and Asian studies, to name a few. Discussion topics include the history, analysis, and theory of genocide, all genocides.
Below you will find a continuous updated list of new books published in Genocide Studies. It includes new pubs streaming from the H-Net Book Channel and new book announcements posted to H-Genocide by subscribers. Next to the books are all the announcements, discussions, and queries we welcome here. You will find CFPs in Genocide Studies on the right side of this page under H-Genocide Resources.
New Books in Genocide, Holocaust, and Memory Studies
Announcements and Discussion
The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention is pleased to be hosting an evening with Pr. Jim Waller to discuss his work on how ordinary people commit genocide and how perpetrators step back into the community to try and transform the very societies they once tore apart. Dr. James Waller is the Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College (NH).
FEBRUARY 20-21, 2017
Symposium on Holocaust Research
Annual Global Affairs Conference
“Dynamics of Global Inequality: New Thinking in Global Affairs”
Please note: we are extending the CFP abstract deadline to February 15. Additionally, we are now accepting submissions from junior faculty members.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16 January 2017 to 23 January 2017. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Genocide. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
We are pleased to announce the uploading of the “Online Wiener Archive” – the digitization project of Wiener Library for the Study of the Nazi Era and the Holocaust at Tel Aviv University, Supported by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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There has been an uproar over a study of bias in the Journal of Genocide Research (JGR).
The journal of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS), Genocide Studies and Prevention (GSP), has published in the current issue a deeply critical “Response” to the study by the editor of JGR and four more authors whose articles were subjects of the study.
The Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel (1948) uses the term Shoah in its 5th paragraph.
השואה שנתחוללה על עם ישראל בזמן האחרון, בה הוכרעו לטבח מיליונים יהודים באירופה, הוכיחה מחדש בעליל את ההכרח בפתרון בעית העם היהודי מחוסר המולדת והעצמאות על-ידי חידוש המדינה היהודית בארץ-ישראל, אשר תפתח
I am working on a book project and was wondering if anyone out there
can point to the first use of the term "Shoah" in connection with the
Waitman Wade Beorn, PhD
Corcoran Department Of History
University of Virginia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum