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 Center for Jewish History offers a fellowship to senior scholars through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award supports original research at the Center in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.
The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris invites you to an international conference bringing together prominent scholars, lawyers and jurists to discuss the evolving relationship between the law and genocide since the International Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and Tokyo, and to analyze the search for justice that has unfolded both inside and outside the courtr
In connection with the LabEx EHNE project (Écrire une histoire nouvelle de l'Europe- Writing a New History of Europe), the research team on wars (The Europe of Wars and the Traces of War) will host, for a period of one to three month(s), an academic researcher who currently holds a position in a foreign institution, in order to include him or her in the laboratory’s research, and to contribute to the internationalization of this research.
A new book has been published that addresses the disturbing question of what each of us is likely to do – what role we will play – in the event that a genocide develops in our society.
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
We are pleased to announce the publication of Adorno and the Concept of Genocide (Leiden/Boston: Rodopi/Brill, 2016), an examination of the legacy of Critical Theory's foremost authority on life 'after Auschwitz.' As a leading member of the Frankfurt School and one of post-war Europe's most important public intellectuals, Adorno's reflections on genocide and its relation to contemporary society achieved a level of urgency and insight that is unparalleled to this
We would like to hear about your experiences with travel seminars abroad. Our program - the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kean University - is convening one in July to Cambodia, where the Khmer Rouge tribunal is wrapping up, as well as to Vietnam. We believe the experience is significant but have little evidence of this beyond testimonials. Students who signed up (others still can) tell us that the travel seminars we sponsor were one important reason they applied to our program.
Application deadline: April 15, 2016