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RSVP to “The Holocaust and Genocide: Memorialization and Activism”
January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, “The Holocaust and Genocide: Memorialization and Activism,” with Professor Donald Bloxham. RSVP to our event here!
Join the Center for Jewish Civilization for our annual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Professor Donald Bloxham will discuss relationships, both synergistic and antagonistic, between the memorial approach to the Holocaust and the activist approach to genocide.
About the Speaker:
Donald Bloxham is Richard Pares Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh. He has written widely on genocide and its punishment. From 2007 to 2008, he was J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Senior Scholar in Residence at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Among his publications are Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory (Oxford University Press, 2001); The Great Game of Genocide: Imperialism, Nationalism and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians (Oxford University Press, 2005); The Final Solution: a Genocide (OUP, 2009); and (as co-editor in both cases) The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies (OUP, 2010) and Political Violence in Twentieth Century Europe (Cambridge UP, 2011). He has also written on the history and ethics of the discipline of history, with publications including Why History? A History (OUP, 2020) and History and Morality (OUP, 2020). He is currently completing a book on extreme political violence worldwide since 1945.