Dr Shannon Woodcock’s new book, Life is War: Surviving Dictatorship in Communist Albania, turns to the small nation of Albania. From sheltering Jewish refugees from genocide in World War Two, this book explores how the multicultural and multi faith Albanian community was attacked by the Communist Party between 1944 and 1991 in order to create a homogenous and violently policed atheist state.
FALSE EVIDENCE OF THE REFUGEE CRISIS: TIME AND WAITING IN CAMPS
“WHO’S AFRAID OF ISIS?” A Workshop and Themed Journal Issue on the Politics of Hegemonic Fear
Colgate University and On Line
9-10 September 2016
Deadline for Abstracts: 15 May 2016
Keynote: David Campbell, Author of ‘Writing Security,’ and ‘National Deconstruction.’ Emeritus Professor of Geography, Durham University and Distinguished O’Connor Visiting Professor, Colgate University.
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for a Dissertation and Thesis Development Workshop that is focused on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union. This workshop will be held from July 18-29, 2016 at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
It is practically impossible to imagine researching the numerous socio-political conjunctures in the societies of Central and Southeastern Europe, their cultures, historical heritage and politics in the 20th century without scientific study of that which is often called totalitarianism. While the concept of totalitarianism was declared dead several times during the Cold War and afterwards, it nonetheless remains present in numerous theoretical and conceptual reflections on societies and their development.
The 3rd Global Meeting
Deadline Extension: March 25, 2016
2016 Curt C. and Else Silberman Seminar for Faculty
Emerging Expertise: Holding Accountability Accountable
The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Clark University)
6-9 April 2017
The Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program, funded by the Harry & Helen Gray Culture and Politics Program and directed by Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman, is designed to bring two younger scholars or practitioners working on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan to AICGS for a research stay of six weeks. The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute.