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
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
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
The latest issue of Genocide Studies and Prevention is now out. Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal is the official journal of The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS). It is an open access, peer-reviewed journal
The editors of Genocide Studies International (GSI) welcome readers to the fourth issue, a general issue covering a range of concerns, from the question of an international criminal court to a typology of rescuers. Given that this is the second issue for 2015, the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, it understandably contains two articles devoted to recent developments on this topic. And, it continues our innovative “Notes from the Field” feature with further coverage of the dire situation in the Nuba Mountain and Blue Nile regions of Sudan.