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Center for German and European Studies Presents

Reframing Mass Violence: Genocide and Memory Studies in Dialogue

9/26/17, 9:00 AM

About this event

Center for German and European Studies/Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Trans-Atlantic Institute 2017
Reframing Mass Violence: Genocide and Memory Studies in Dialogue
University of Minnesota, September 26-27

A follow-up to the 7-day Institute at the University of Bayreuth in the summer of 2016, this workshop will convene former participants and recent UMN PhD candidates who bring interdisciplinary commitments and concerns in the fields of genocide and memory studies. Participants will cover themes such as the mediation of genocide memory in the age of multimedia, predictive models of genocide and mass atrocities, the transmission of Holocaust memories in South America or Transitional (in) Justice in Native Minnesota. Workshop coordination: Alejandro Baer (U.Minnesota) and Bernt Schnettler (U. Bayreuth).
RSVP required: igsevent@umn.edu

Monday, September 25

6:00 Welcome Reception - All UMN grad students interested in participating are welcome!
1210 Heller Hall

Tuesday, September 26
9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.  Presentations
710 Social Sciences

Wednesday, September 27
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presentations
710 Social Sciences

4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Field trip to Bdote site, Fort Snelling State Park

Event Location
  • Social Sciences, room 710
  • 267 19th Avenue South
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA