Past Events

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Turkish authorities’ relentless crackdown on freedom of expression and other human rights in Turkey has accelerated since the failed coup attempt of July 2016. Independent mainstream media have been all but silenced, with some 180 media outlets closed down.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:00 AM - Sat , December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

In considering the politics and policies of commemorating the past, this conference probes how public discourses about memory change over time.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join for a night of celebration and decolonization of dance, music, and thought. Performances include Afro-Indigenous Mexican dance, Pow Wow dance, and music by Latin American composers.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will provide an introduction to the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive, a repository of over 55,000 video testimonies of survivors and other eyewitnesses of the Holocaust, the Rwandan, Armenian, Cambodian, and Guatemalan genocides, and the Nanjing Massacre in China.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A Conversation with Prof. Henry Theriault, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars

“Genocide studies has been at the forefront of recent human rights advances. Demagogues attack the sensibilities [it] engenders. Our work is a crucial challenge to their propaganda.”