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CHGS to offer Interdisciplinary Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty

CHGS to offer Interdisciplinary Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty

Holocaust, Genocide and Mass Violence Studies
Interdisciplinary Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Room 710, Social Sciences Building
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), the Human Rights Program and the Department of Sociology are organizing a Research Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty Members of all departments in the Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Minnesota.

The objectives of the workshop are to:

  1. 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.
  2. Support fellow scholars and provide feedback at various stages of the research process.
  3. Engage in dialogue with invited scholars.

If you are interested in participating in the workshop but cannot attend the preliminary meeting, please contact the organizers to express your interest.

The workshops are being organized by Professor Alejandro Baer, director of CHGS, and Shannon Golden, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Sociology.

For more information on the workshop please contact Shannon Golden at golde118@umn.edu.