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  • CHGS Fall 2016 Event & Program Calendar

    Wednesday-Friday, September 21-23
    “Local Action in Response to Migration” third annual international conference
    Room 101, Walter Library
    Organized by the Human Rights Program, the Local Action in Response to Migration Network, and Hispanic Issues Online; cosponsored by The Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair, Institute for Global Studies, Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Department of Chicano & Latino Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Immigration History Research Center, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.


    Thursday, September 29, 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM 
    “Displaced: Photos and Remembrances of Maxine Rude, 1945-1946” exhibit tours (12-4pm) and opening reception (4pm)
    Sabes Jewish Community Center, St. Louis Park
    With support from the Sabes Jewish Community Center.

    Thursday-Friday, September 29-30 
    “State and Society in Late Imperial Austria: A Symposium in Honor of Gary Cohen”
    1210 Heller Hall 
    Organized by the Center for Austrian Studies; cosponsored by the Institute for Global Studies, the Center Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch.

    Wednesday, October 26, 4:00 PM
    “Can the Story Be Told? History, Memory and Fiction in the Representation of Extreme Violence in Latin America” lecture by CARLOS PABÓN, University of Puerto Rico
    710 Social Sciences
    Cosponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of History.


    Wednesday, November 2, 7:00 PM
    “Reflections on the Unspoken” event featuring UMN faculty REBECCA KRINKE and LESLIE MORRIS reading from her memoir on her family’s Holocaust history, with vocalist RYLAND ANGEL
    Weisman Museum of Art, Davis Gallery
    Organized by the Weisman Art Museum in conjunction with its exhibition
    The Talking Cure; cosponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Department of Art History, Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch, and the Institute for Advanced Study.

    Monday-Tuesday, November 14-15
    “Futures, Challenges and Transformations for Transitional Justice” workshop with CHGS talk by SIDNEY BLANCO, Chief Justice of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of El Salvador
    University of Minnesota Law School
    Organized by the Transitional Justice Institute (Belfast), and UMN Human Rights Center and Human Rights Program; cosponsored by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair, and Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of the Minneapolis Foundation.


    Wednesday, November 16, 5:00 PM
    “Necropolitics: Mass Graves and Exhumations in the Age of Human Rights” panel with FRANCISCO FERRÁNDIZ, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), ANTONIUS ROBBEN, University of Utrecht, and BARBARA FREY, UMN
    1210 Heller Hall
    Made possible by the Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of the Minneapolis Foundation.



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  • THIS WEEK! Exhibition Tours and Reception -- "Displaced: Photos and Remembrances of Maxine Rude: 1945-1946"

    Thursday, September 29
    Displaced: Photos and Remembrances of Maxine Rude: 1945-1946

    12:00pm - 4:00pm: Exhibition open house and tours
    4:00pm: Light reception with remarks at 4:15pm


    Eiger-Zaidenweber Holocaust Resource Center, Sabes Jewish Community Center 
    4330 Cedar Lake Rd S, Minneapolis, MN 55416


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  • THIS WEEK! “State and Society in Late Imperial Austria: A Symposium in Honor of Gary Cohen”


    Thursday-Friday, September 29-30
    “State and Society in Late Imperial Austria: A Symposium in Honor of Gary Cohen”
    1210 Heller Hall

    In honor of Gary Cohen's retirement the Center for Austrian Studies will host "State and Society in Late Imperial Vienna," bringing to campus leading historians of Habsburg Europe to examine questions central to Cohen's career.
    Program details available here 


    Organized by the Center for Austrian Studies; cosponsored by the Institute for Global Studies, the Center Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch.
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