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IAGS Genocide Education Conference
25–26 July 2024, VIRTUAL

Students in Nyamagabe, Rwanda learning Holocaust and genocide history.
Photo by EIHR Teacher Corps member Alexis Ngiruwonsanga, 2023.
The International Association of Genocide Scholars extends this call for proposals for a virtual conference on the theme Teaching About Genocide on July 25-26, 2024, co-sponsored by the Educators’ Institute for Human Rights and the Alliance Against Genocide.
This call is open to both members and non-members of IAGS, as is the conference itself. Registration is free, and proposals are welcomed from international scholars, educators, and practitioners in the field.
DIRECTIONS:
If you are interested in making a presentation, please submit a presentation proposal. If you are interested in giving a paper, please submit an abstract. Presentation proposals and abstracts should not exceed 250 words.
Topics can address any area of genocide education and should speak to a wide audience, (academics, teachers, practitioners, and students) and fit within a 20-minute time-frame to allow time for questions and discussion. Applicants should also include a 150-word bio, along with applicant details (name, title, institution, email address).

Please share this call with your networks.

Submit proposals and applicant details in a single Word or PDF document to Lorna Waddington or James Snow no later than May 31, 2024.

Proposals received after May 31, 2024 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Previous Events

Webinar: Professor Nicole Fox was joined by Dr. Anna-Marie de Beer to discuss her book,  After Genocide: Memory and Reconciliation in Rwanda. Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/ZSp7yvIVA3I?si=ZsgyfC9IV0nZStq2 

Webinar: Dr. Kerry Whigham was joined by Dr. Stephanie Wolfe to discuss his book, Resonant Violence: Affect, Memory, and Activism in Post-Genocide Societies. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 2: Dr. Tim Williams was joined by Dr. Hollie Nyseth Nzitatira to discuss his book, The Complexity of Evil: Perpetration and Genocide. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 3: Professor Alex Hinton was joined by Dr. Sabah Carrim to discuss his book, It Can Happen Here: White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 4: Hikmet Karčić was joined by Mirjana Gavrilović Nilsson to discuss his book: Torture, Humiliate, Kill: Inside the Bosnian Serb Camp System. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 5: Jonathan Leader Maynard was joined by Christian Gudehus to discuss his book: Ideology and Mass Killing: The Radicalized Security Politics of Genocides and Deadly Atrocities. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 6: Melanie O’Brien will be joined by Panayiotis Diamidis to discuss her book: From Discrimination to Death: Genocide Process Through a Human Rights Lens. Watch the webinar on the IAGS YouTube channel: HERE.

Webinar 7: Onur Uraz discussed his book: Classifying Genocide in International Law: The Substantiality Requirement with discussant Shannon Fyfe.