Frederick Schweitzer: Spring 2007

"Confronting Anti-Semitsm: A Scholar's Life"


Rene Lemarchand: Spring 2007

"The Rwandan Genocide and the Politics of Memory"

First Encounter with Revolution in Rwanda

Memory & Denial

The Truth & Causes of Genocide

Holocaust Analogy

What Should Be Remembered


Eric Reeves: Fall 2007

"A Long Day's Dying: Genocide by Attrition in Darfur"

The 21st Century's First Genocide and Our Response

The Genocide and The Refugees

The Janjaweed and Race

Imitating Past Examples of Inaction

Putting Diplomatic Pressure on China


Jonathan Steinberg: Spring 2007

"Fascist Italy's Conspiracy to Save Jews, 1941-1943"

War Criminals Make an Exception

Fraternization Among Jews, Italians, and Serbs

Letter to Mussolini About Gassing of Jews

German Influence Over Italians


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Peter Hayes: “November 1938 as Turning Point”?

Please join us on November 12th, time TBD with Peter Hayes for our annual Kristallnacht Lecture and Frederick Schweitzer lecture. Peter Hayes is a professor of History and German at Northwestern University. He specializes in the histories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and, in particular, in the conduct of the nation’s largest corporations during the Third Reich.

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Support the Uyghurs and Stop The Genocide

An informational session on the Uyghurs. Please support the call for Uyghur abuses to be considered genocide. The Featured speaker will be Salih Hudayer, Founder and President of East Turkistan National Awakening Movement. The talk will be hosted and moderated by dr. Mehnaz M. Afridi, Director of HGI.

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Interfaith and Racial Justice

Join our virtual panel with members of the Black Student Union, Fuerza Latina, Jewish Student Union, and Muslim Students Association along with moderators Dr. Mehnaz Afridi and Dr. Courtney Bryant. The panel will be exploring the intersection between ethnicity and religion.

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