Center Events

The Center offers a series of lectures, presentations, and discussions over the course of every academic year. The events attract world-renowned scholars from a range of disciplines, bringing lively discourse to USC and advancing new practices in the field of genocide studies.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join DEFY Student Organization for an event in honor of Genocide Awareness Month -- a panel discussion with genocide survivors. Guests will include Holocaust survivor Zenon Neumark and Guatemalan genocide survivor Aracely Garrido

Discussion begins at 6:00 PM and will be followed by a Q&A with the audience. 

Refreshments will be served. 

Please RSVP to cagr@usc.edu.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:30am
This lecture will discuss how the East Galician town of Buczacz was transformed from a site of coexistence, where Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews had lived side-by-side for centuries, into a site of genocide. Between 1941, when the Germans conquered the region, and 1944, when the Soviets liberated it, the entire Jewish population of Buczacz was murdered by the Nazis, with ample help from local Ukrainians, who then also ethnically cleansed the region of the Polish population. What were the reasons for this instance of communal violence, what were its dynamics, and why has it been erased from the local memory?

Previous Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 5:30pm
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 2:45pm to Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 2:45pm
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 5:45pm

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