CFP: Stockton University Conference on Genocide, Mass Atrocity, and Human Rights

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 27, 2018
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

"In the Name of Conscience": An Emerging Scholars Conference on Genocide, Mass Atrocity, and Human Rights

2018 Theme: The Global Impact of Genocide

Deadline: February 16, 2017

Conference Date: March 27, 2017

For: Students enrolled in a Master’s level graduate program and students enrolled in the first years of a doctoral degree program.


The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Program at Stockton University is proud to announce its second conference on genocide, mass atrocity, and human rights for graduate students. “In the Name of Conscience”: An Emerging Scholars Conference on Genocide, Mass Atrocity, and Human Rights aims to provide students enrolled in a Master’s level program and students enrolled in the first years of a doctoral degree program the opportunity to present their research interests in a formal conference setting. Participants may submit proposals for papers or for general presentations. All accepted paper proposals will be chosen for presentations during the conference.

The theme of this year’s conference is “The Global Impact of Genocide.” Proposal topics should be related to the overall theme, but applicants should feel comfortable submitting proposals related to the general subjects of genocide, mass atrocity, or human rights. The theme of each panel session will be determined based on the proposals that are selected for presentation. Faculty members of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program at Stockton University will moderate each panel session.

Dr. Alexander Alvarez, Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor in Holocaust Studies at Stockton University & Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University will give the keynote address.

The conference will take place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205. Please send an abstract with title (1 page max) and short biography (1 page max) to Sarah Albertson (Sarah.Albertson@stockton.edu) by February 16, 2017 with the subject line: Proposal for “In the Name of Conscience.” In the body of the email please include your name, graduate program or major, university, and email address. Panel proposals will also be considered.


Questions be directed to Sarah Albertson at the above email address.
Decisions will be made and all applicants contacted via email by February 27, 2017
Website: https://stocktonmahg.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RSCMAHG/

Contact Info: 

Sarah Albertson, M.A.
Program Assistant, Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies (MAHG)
Stockton University