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CHGS Fall 2016 Event & Program Calendar

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 and LINDSEY THOMAS, ‎Assistant Medical Examiner for Hennepin County; moderated by UMN faculty LISA HILBINK, Political Science.
1210 Heller Hall
Made possible by the Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of the Minneapolis Foundation.