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Jim Waller Commended by California Senate

Dr. James Waller, Cohen Endowed Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and author of Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocidewas commended by the California State Senate at the Third International Conference on Genocide, Negationism, Revisionism, Survivors’ Testimonies, Eyewitness Accounts, … Continue reading

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Fr. Patrick featured in Moment Magazine

Father Patrick and his work are profiled in the latest edition of Moments Magazine.  The article can be viewed online at http://www.momentmag.com/moment/issues/2011/12/desbois.html

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Fr. Desbois in the News

Father Desbois’ visit to the Cohen Center and Keene State College on October 10, 2011 is featured in the current edition of the Yahad-In Unum Newsletter.    The newsletter also can be accessed by clicking on the following link:  Yahad- In … Continue reading

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Cohen Center Recognized As Training Center

The Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies has been one of the centers/museums selected to pilot the Anti-Defamation League, the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute and Yad Vashem’s Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust, Echoes and Reflections. The … Continue reading

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James Waller at the 2011 Monadnock Summer Lyceum

Listen to the talk, “Bringing Elsewhere Here: Why War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, and Genocide Matter” delivered at the Monadnock Summer Lyceum. Dr. James Waller is the inaugural Cohen Chair for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College. Listen … Continue reading

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Special Concert: “Kaddish – I am Here” Performed at Yad Vashem

From the Yad Vashem website: On September 8, 2011, a unique concert featuring the stirring words of Holocaust survivors, performed by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra – IBA, soloists and choirs from Israel and the United States, and conducted by Gil … Continue reading

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Remembering the White Rose

Although the White Rose (die Weiße Rose) existed for only 9 months, their legacy has endured since Nazi authorities brought leaders to trial in 1943 and executed them for daring to call their fellow citizens to resist the crimes of … Continue reading

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Donor Honor Roll

The Cohen Center is grateful for the assistance from our many donors, both those who financially help and those who help in other ways. Without you, our important work “To Remember … and to Teach” would not be possible. Listing … Continue reading

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Cohen Center Presents 2011 Awards

On April 11, the Cohen Center hosted the 2011 Hildebrandt and Herman Awards. The awards are given in honor of two former faculty members at Keene State, the late Dr. Charles Hildebrandt, emeritus professor in Sociology and founder of the … Continue reading

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Fifth Summer Institute Begins in July

The fifth biennial residential Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide with Advanced Seminar will be held at Keene State College July 10-16. The program offers expert faculty, room and board, texts and other materials, and participating teachers may choose … Continue reading

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