The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a locus for research and teaching on the Holocaust, genocides, and events of mass violence as well as on the memory and representation of these historical occurrences.
Monday, Oct 28 at 5pm
Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi present their new book The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924.
Tuesday, Oct 29, 5pm at Herter 301
Benny Morris will explore the nature of the first Arab-Israeli war of 1948.
Each year the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at UMass Amherst brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore a broad topic. In the academic year 2019-2020 this group of IHGMS Fellows is exploring the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.”
Interim Director of the Institute David Mednicoff spoke to the Massachusetts Daily Collegian about treating 9/11 in the classroom when students aren't old enough to have a direct memory of the events.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
In the academic year 2019-2020, IHGMS will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.”