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04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019

Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2019

Sponsored By: The College of Social Sciences and Humanities; Northeastern Humanities Center; Holocaust Awareness Committee; and the Office of the Provost
More Information: http://www.northeastern.edu/hac/

Northeastern Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019
25 Years after the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda: Challenges and Responses in the Prevention of Genocide
5:30 p.m., Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street

Adama Dieng, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and former Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda


Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee Digital Archives Launch and Gideon Klein Presentation
6:00 p.m., Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street

Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee Digital Archives launch at the Northeastern University Library; followed by the presentation by Elizabeth Levi, Gideon Klein Scholar

 

26th Annual Robert Salomon Morton Lecture 
7:30 p.m., Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street

“Anatomy of a Genocide: Lessons of Studying Mass Murder from Below”

Omer Bartov, John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Philip N. Backstrom Jr. Survivor Lecture Series 
12:00 p.m., 909 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street

“How One Teenager and Thousands of Other Boys and Girls Escaped from the Nazis via theKindertransport

Gerald Holton, Physics Professor at Harvard University 


Friday, April 5, 2019

Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda: A Student-Led Symposium
12:00 p.m., 2nd Floor Library, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, 40 Leon Street

Political Science Senior Capstone students present their signature work on the genocide in Rwanda. This is an opportunity to listen to, engage, and meet with learners on campus. Followed by a Q&A session.

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