International Workshop on Historical Dialogue and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Columbia University, International Affairs Building 1512
Memories of victimization and conflict are a primary cause of retaliation and vengeance. This conference will explore how history can also engage with conflict resolution processes and the work of mass atrocity prevention.
Participants will explore topics including textbooks, museums, historical commissions, archives, collective memory and performative history. Speakers include: Elazar Barkan (Columbia University); Bonita Bennett (District 6 Museum, South Africa); Eugenia Carbone (Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation); Constantin Goschler (Ruhr-Universität Bochum); Francisco Gutiérrez (National University of Colombia); James Waller (Keene State University); and others.
Institute for the Study of Human Rights