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Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Unit

Call for Proposals for November Meeting

For a co-sponsorship, we welcome proposals that engage in discussions about genocide in the context of the 30th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. Proposals can include one or more of the following:

  • Narratives and commemorations of genocides in Rwanda and Africa.
  • The role of Western powers in the genocides "in the margins."
  • Comparison and relations between genocides at "Centers" and in the "Margins."
  • Interrogation peacebuilding and/or reconciliation in the Global South.
  • The legacies of western colonialism in the genocides in Africa.
  • The opportunity/problems of comparisons between the genocide in Rwanda and other genocides.
  • Afro-American thought and genocides in the Caribbean and Africa.



Steering Committee Members


Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection