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An Overview of Genocide in 1990s and Early 2000s and The 1994 Genocide in Rwanda: A Case Study

Date: 04/19/2014

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 1210 Heller Hall

Cost: $25 includes parking, resources, 6 CEUS, lunch and book by Samuel Totten

Description:

An Overview of Genocide in 1990s and Early 2000s and The 1994 Genocide in Rwanda: A Case Study

Date: April 19, 2014, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, 1210 Heller Hall, West Bank U of MN

Registration deadline: April 5, 2014 Register Here

CANCELLATION DEADLINE:  If you need to cancel, write to Deborah Jane outreach@umn.edu by April 5, 2014. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Cost: $25 includes parking, resources, 6 CEUS, lunch and book by Samuel Totten

Instructors: Samuel Totten is one of the foremost scholars of curriculum on Holocaust and genocide education and has published several texts aiding educators integrate this into their curriculum.

In this educator workshop, visiting scholar Samuel Totten will begin by discussing the origins, causes and responses to genocide within the scope of human rights and international law. He will then give an overview and summary of genocides perpetuated in Africa and beyond in the 1990s including the Nuba Mountains; Srebenica; and Darfur before examining in depth, as a case study, the 1994 Genocide of Rwanda. Totten will finish by addressing the latest outbreaks of violence in the world, which crimes against humanity have been perpetuated, and noting where there is a fear of genocide breaking out.

Participants of this workshop will receive resources and materials to develop curriculum to integrate into their classrooms. This workshop will address the 2011 Minnesota Academic Standards for Social Studies.
 

Contact:

  • Name: Deborah Jane
  • E-mail: outreach@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-9007
  • Sponsored by: Human Rights Program, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Global Studies, African Studies Initiative

More information: http://igs.cla.umn.edu/outreach/profdev.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact The Institute for Global Studies at 612-624-9007.

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