Abel Endowed Lecture Series Guest Speakers
The advisory committee for the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide will invite to campus distinguished scholars to discuss the past, present and future of worldwide genocide. The series focuses on the impact of historical events such as the Holocaust and mass murders in Africa, Southeast Asia and Central America.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Discussion of her book, People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present (Norton 2021)
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Video: Migrants and Mercenaries on the Outlaw Ocean: A Discussion of EU Efforts to Build a Virtual Wall Across the Mediterranean
Monday, November 1, 2021
Author of The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos
February 18, 2021
Virtual conversation with author and illustrator Art Spiegelman
Claudia Montero Miranda
April 24, 2019
Video: "Violence Against Women's Resistance Under Pinochet's Dictatorship"
November 7, 2018
Video: Holocaust Survivor Martin Lowenberg
March 21, 2018
"Ending Exile: The Meaning and Making of Solutions to Refugee Crises"
November 9, 2017
"Jewish Honor Courts in the Aftermath of the Holocaust"
April 7, 2017
"From Rwanda to the Present: The Prosecution of Atrocity Crimes"
November 17, 2016
You Too Can Make a Difference: Rescue and Rescuers during the Holocaust
April 7, 2016
Video: "Women's Leadership in the Korean Peace Process"
Steven E. Aschheim
November 17, 2015
"Why the Germans? Why the Jews? The Perennial Holocaust Question"
April 1, 2015
"Can a Declaration Combat Genocide?"
November 17, 2014
"Seeing the Holocaust from Shanghai"
Zoltan Tibori Szabo
March 24, 2014
"Right Wing Extremism in Central and Eastern Europe"
November 19, 2013
"Terezín, 1941-1945: The Most Unlikely, Curious, Accidental, Enigmatic, and Inspiring ‘Improvised University’ in History"
April 7, 2013
Reading by Holocaust survivor Vera Meisels
March 21, 2012
"The Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust Through the Extraordinary Experiences of Two Survivors Who Outwitted Their Killers"
November 9, 2011
"Kristallnacht: A Night of Broken Glass, Broken Bodies, Broken Hearts"
March 28, 2011
"The Partition of Sudan and the Crisis in the Arab World"
November 9, 2010
"Genocide and the Moral Order in a Globalized World"
November 9, 2009
"A New Look at Hitler and the Beginning of the Holocaust"