Center Research Colloquium

 2018-2019 Colloquia

 

learnApril is Genocide Awareness Month, marking the anniversaries of the start of several twentieth-century genocides. On this occasion, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the members of the ASU community to its final research colloquium of 2018-19 academic year. The event will provide ample opportunities to discuss the immensely enriching work of Dr. Dr. Lerna Ekmekçioğluthe McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As has become customary, the colloquium will focus on two pre-circulated contributions by our guest on key questions of modern Turkish and Armenian history, especially questions of genocide denial in a post-genocidal society and struggles of Armenian survivors. The lunch colloquium with Dr. Ekmekçioğlu will take place at the Center conference room in Edwin Duncan, Room 102, on Monday, Apr. 15, from 12:00 until 2:00 pm. As always, the colloquium includes a free lunch. RSVP required (see address below). For more information on the speaker, see here.

matyok posterOn Wednesday, March 27, the Appalachian State University community is invited to the next lunch research colloquium of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies. The event will feature the work by Dr. Thomas Matyók, Ph.D., the Director of the Air Force Negotiation Center and Associate Professor at Air War College. It will take place from 1:00 until 3:00 pm at the Center conference room in Edwin Duncan Hall, Room 102. To attend and receive the two short texts by our distinguished guest, please RSVP by emailing the Center at holocaust@appstate.edu or calling 828.262.2311. As always, we will serve a lunch (free of charge to the participants) and there will be ample opportunity to discuss a range of issues, including participant's own research with our guest. For more information on Dr. Matyók and his visit, see here.

weinbergThe Center invites the ASU faculty and students to its next lunch research colloquium with Dr. Gerhard L. Weinbergthe William Rand Kenan, Jr., Emeritus Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Weinberg, now in his early 90s, is not only an eminent military, diplomatic and Holocaust scholar who found the manuscript of Hitler's Second Book. He also barely escaped Nazi Germany in late 1938. The symposium will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 12:30 pm, in the Cenrer's new and larger facilities at Edwin Duncan Hall. As always, free food for attendees is provided.

To RSVP, email holocaust@appstate.edu for more information and the short texts on Nazi foreign policy penned by our distinguished guest that are the basis of our discussions.

 For more information about Dr. Weinberg's  visit, see https://holocaust.appstate.edu/weinberg
PosterASU's Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the members of the ASU community to its final research colloquium of the fall semester. The event will provide ample opportunities to discuss the insightful work of Dr. Ofer Ashkenazi, the Director of the Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History and a Senior Lecturer in the History Department of The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. The colloquium will focus on two pre-circulated contributions by our guest on key questions of Weimar, German-Jewish and Jewish Exile culture, photography and film. The lunch colloquium with Dr. Ashkenazi will take place at the Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 12:30 until 2:00 pm. As always, the colloquium includes a free lunch. RSVP required.

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