Category Archives: Genocide Awareness Lecture

GAL-Question #14

Why is there very little said about the German influence on Turkey, prior to, during, and after the Genocide?

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GAL-Question #13

Can you comment on the idea that drought in sub-saharan Africa gives rise to genocidal acts?

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GAL-Question #12

Question from the audience: Prof. Bloxham spoke of particular problems that can be identified prior to a turn to homicidal genocide.  Can  you speak to moments or ways to ‘catch’ a genocide before it reaches its full potential, or even … Continue reading

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GAL-Question #11

Question from the audience: To what degree do you see contextual factors at work in the U.S. occupation of Iraq that has led to wanton killing of the civilian population?

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GAL-Question #10

Question from the audience: How does the increasing population increase the violence?  Would you consider the crusade movement in Jerusalem to be genocide?

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GAL-Question #9

Question from the audience: How can we reconcile contrasts and comparisons between the Holocaust and other genocides?

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GAL-Question #8

Question from the audience: How do we go about healing a genocidal world?  How should we deal with the Armenian genocide?  What should the international community do to preserve its memory?

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GAL-Question #7

Question from the audience:  Is the study of genocide bolstered or hampered by the ethno-religious attachments of the individuals who would study genocides?  That is, do particular nationalistic affiliations render genocide studies hopelessly subjective?  Does scholarly rigor and political effectiveness … Continue reading

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GAL-Question #6

Question from the audience: Thinking about genocides not as “volcanic” episodes, but as “landscapes”:  What are the conditions that characterize colonial societies?  Within such societies, what conditions give rise to the ethnic violence that commands popular attention?  In nations such … Continue reading

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GAL-Question #5

Question from the audience: What steps can we take toward a new definition or a new way to intervene with genocide?

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