The Genocide and Human Rights Webinar Series - Winter 2021 - FIVE brand new FREE webinars!

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The Zoryan Institute's free webinars are back. The Winter 2021 series kicks off today, March 2, 2021. These webinars are lead by scholars and experts in fields relating to genocide and human rights studies. They consist of a short presentation and a Q&A session with the scholar. 

Winter 2021:

Genocide & Human Rights Webinar Series, Winter 2021 - Draining the Sea: Counterinsurgency as an Instrument of Genocide.

This webinar, featuring Cheng Xu, will examine the case studies of the Rwandan and Guatemalan Genocides to demonstrate how genocide is operationalized through counterinsurgency.

Stalin's Activists: The Rank-and-File Perpetrators of the Holodomor.

This webinar, featuring Daria Mattingly of the University of Cambridge, will introduce the audience to the Holodomor. She will analyze the perpetrators of the "Great Famine" that killed millions of Ukrainians in the early 20th century.


Erasing the Rohingya: Genocide and Identification Documents in Myanmar

This webinar, featuring John Quinley of Fortify Rights, will give an introduction to the Rohingya genocide and explore administrative tools used to erase the Rohingya.


Becoming Human Again: An Oral History of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi

In this webinar, co-authors Donald Miller, Lorna Touryan-Miller and Arpi Miller will discuss their most recent publication -- Becoming Human Again: An Oral History of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi. The contributors will focus on trauma and the aftermath of the genocide, illustrating these topics through in-depth interviews of survivors. They will also provide a comparative perspective of the Armenian Genocide.


Genocide and International Accountability

Grant Shubin of The Global Justice Center will be discussing genocide and international accountability.


Sign up today to join us for these important and impactful sessions! 


The Zoryan Institute, a non-profit organization, serves the cause of scholarship and public awareness relating to issues of universal human rights, genocide, and diaspora-homeland relations. This is done through the systematic continued efforts of scholars and specialists using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach and in accordance with the highest academic standards.