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Online

Website

https://facebook.com/bosniak.org

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A panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

Scholars in the fields of genocide, memory, and archival studies address ongoing revisionist efforts about what happened in Srebrenica and discuss the importance of countering this rhetoric in order to defend the truth.

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Introduced and moderated by Adna Karamehic-Oates, Associate Director of the Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University. In this role, she conducts oral histories with members of the Bosnian diaspora in order to inform and facilitate future academic research on genocide, displacement, and Bosnia. The Project also maintains and continues to build an extensive collection of materials on Bosnia, many of them rare items.

Anne Gilliland is the Associate Dean for Information Studies in the School of Education & Information Studies and Professor and Director of the Center for Information as Evidence at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Gilliland’s work addresses recordkeeping and archival systems and practices in support of human rights and daily life in post-conflict settings, especially among displaced and diasporic populations.

David Pettigrew is Professor of Philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, where he created and teaches a course titled “An Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies.” Dr. Pettigrew is a member of the Steering Committee of the Yale University Genocide Studies Program and lectures and writes about the genocide in Bosnia.

Hariz Halilovich is an anthropologist and genocide scholar based at RMIT University in Melbourne. He is the author of the award-winning book Places of Pain, in which he describes the effects of genocide on the local communities in Bosnia and in the diaspora.

Event Type

Panel Discussion

Start Date

5-7-2020 2:00 PM

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Jul 5th, 2:00 PM

Bosnian Genocide and Its Aftermath: A Scholars' Panel

Online

A panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

Scholars in the fields of genocide, memory, and archival studies address ongoing revisionist efforts about what happened in Srebrenica and discuss the importance of countering this rhetoric in order to defend the truth.

https://griffinshare.fontbonne.edu/bosnia/2020/2020/1

 

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