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Survivor Activism in the Aftermath of Historical Genocides and Contemporary Mass Shootings - November 5, 2019 at 4 PM

Join us for the public lecture by USC undergraduate student and 2019 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow Anna Lee, who will discuss her comparative analysis of genocide survivor testimonies and accounts by survivors of mass shootings.


Narratives of 'Home': Violence, Spatial Belonging, and Everyday Life for Armenian Genocide Survivors - November 19, 2019 at 12 PM

Join us for a public lecture by 2019-2020 Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies Ayşenur Korkmaz (University of Amsterdam) about her research on how Armenian genocide survivors define and discuss their "home" or "homeland" that no longer exists in the way they imagined. 


Call for Proposals - Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples - October 2020

Read more about the Center's next international conference "Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples - The Case of the Americas and Australia/Pacific Region", which will commence on Indigenous Peoples' Day in October 2020.  



Center Blog

April 5, 2019

On this day, 27 years ago, my city of Sarajevo became a besieged city, and remained such for the following four years. A seven-year old at the time, I remember those first days of April of 1992 well. On one of them, my family’s Yugo 45 – an iconic car model of the former Yugoslavia – broke down right next to the Kasarna Maršala Tita (military barracks), where the U.S. Embassy is located today. Without a car, we could not go home that night, so we returned to my grandparents’ house.

By Badema Pitic

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