Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rwandans arrested in UK over 1994 genocide

[BBC news website] Five Rwandans have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police on suspicion of involvement in the 1994 genocide in their home country. It follows an extradition request from Rwandan prosecutors, who want them to face trial for crimes … Continue reading

Posted in other items of interest | Leave a comment

UN court acquits Serbia intelligence chiefs of war crimes

[BBC News website] A UN tribunal at The Hague has found two former Serbian intelligence chiefs not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic were accused of directing several Serbian units in committing atrocities … Continue reading

Posted in other items of interest | Leave a comment

International Faculty Development Seminar: Ruin and Revival – Modern Memory and Identity

Ruin and Revival – Modern Memory and Identity Krakow, Poland & Berlin, Germany – 02-12 July 2013 This seminar asks: What is the role of historical memory in the formulation of individual and national identities in contemporary post-Holocaust and post-communist Poland … Continue reading

Posted in other calls, other items of interest | Leave a comment

CFP: Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (essay collection)

Call for Articles: Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (essay collection to be published by Dr. Roxana Oltean, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr. Dana Mihailescu as part of PN-II-RU-TE project no. 64 / 2011, Cross-Cultural Encounters in American Trauma … Continue reading

Posted in calls for papers | Leave a comment

CFP: Edited Volume on Rescuers of Mass Atrocities in Latin America (edited book)

Marcia Esparza, Carla De Ycaza, Lina Rojas (editors) This call for papers invites scholars and practitioners to submit papers focusing on the study of rescuers of mass atrocities in Latin America for a peer reviewed edited volume. We define rescuing … Continue reading

Posted in calls for papers | Leave a comment