University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Workshops for Graduate Students & Faculty
Genocide and Mass Violence Studies

In the fall of 2012 the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), the Human Rights Program and the Department of Sociology
organized a research workshop for graduate students and faculty members of all departments in the Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Minnesota.

Graduate Workshop
The workshop was founded to foster interdisciplinary conversations on the subject areas of Holocaust studies, genocide and memory, peace and conflict studies, human rights, nationalism and ethnic violence, representations of violence and trauma, conflict resolution, transitional justice, historical consciousness and collective memory. Support fellow scholars and provide feedback at various stages of the research process, and to engage in dialogue with invited scholars.

Workshop Schedule

First Meeting: Thursday, September 18 at 12:00-1:30 p.m.

HGMV Workshop Funding for Conferences

Funding provided to graduate students to present at conferences. Information coming soon.

For more information or to particpate please contact Erma Nezirevic at