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Genocide Awareness Lecture: Genocides in Perspectives

Professor Donald Bloxham
Professor Donald Bloxham

Donald Bloxham, professor of Modern History at the University of Edinburgh, will give the 2nd Annual Genocide Awareness Lecture, “Genocides in Comparative Perspective: Does the Holocaust Fit?,” on Monday, October 27. The lecture is free and open to the public and will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Mabel Brown Room, Young Student Center.

Professor Bloxham is an expert in Holocaust and genocide studies with focused work on the Armenian genocide.

He received the Chancellor’s _Rising Star _Award in 2007 at the University of Edinburgh and has authored nearly 50 articles and book chapters. His monographs include Genocide, the World Wars, and the Unweaving of Europe; The Great Game of Genocide: Imperialism, Nationalism, and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians; and Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory. He is co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Genocide and serves on the editorial board of the journals Holocaust Studies, Patterns of Prejudice, Zeitschrift für Genozidforschung, and the Journal of Genocide Research.

Professor Bloxham was the 2007 – 08 J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Senior Scholar-in-Residence at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, where he completed his forthcoming book, The Final Solution: A Genocide and Its Contexts. He is the recipient of the 2007 Raphael Lemkin Award for genocide scholarship.

For more information contact Margaret Barney,

Courtesy Photo: Professor Donald Bloxham

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