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
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Call for Papers
The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is pleased to announce the 2019 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition. HEF will award five grants of up to $4,000 to support research related to the Holocaust of European Jewry. Graduate students in PhD programs who have completed their qualifying exams and university/college faculty at all levels whose research centers on the Holocaust are eligible for this grant. We encourage applications in all disciplines.
My colleague Ian Lee and I are presently seeking panel members for the 2019 WHA conference in Las Vegas. Our panel is tentatively entitled “Monopolies on Violence,” referencing philosopher Max Weber’s theories on this topic as a determining factor in the creation of a statehood. We are interested in examining the ways in which the violence is used not just a weapon of war or physical intimidation, but also as a tool of societal unification and power consolidation.
* Call for Nominations *
THE 2019 LEMKIN BOOK AWARD
Institute for the Study of Genocide
The Institute for the Study of Genocide’s Lemkin Book Award honors
Raphael Lemkin, the originator of the concept of genocide and first
exponent of a United Nations Genocide Convention. The biennial award
recognizes the best non-fiction book published in English or
translated into English that focuses on explanations of genocide,
crimes against humanity, state mass killings and gross violations of
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