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From Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court, we become accustomed to putting politics on trial. But the relation between law and politics is fraught with difficulties.
As the Czech Republic faces a presidential election and Hungary experiences a period of radical polarization in politics and society, this public seminar will focus on how the remembering and interpretation of the pre-democratic past continues to be a battlefield in politics and public opinion.
16-11-2012 | The Act of Killing
The Act of Killing was the opening film of the CPH:DOX festival and is currently being shown throughout the country.
Drawing on rich narratives of politics and violence and war from around the word, this seminar presents a moral history of American power during the last quarter century.
In this talk David G. Marwell will describe the international manhunt and forensic investigation into the whereabouts and identification of the infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele.
Over the years, the debate on European integration has been mainly focused on the economic and political dimension and not the cultural perspective.
Within the history of the Holocaust, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is credited with saving the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews.
On the occasion of the Danish edition of the recently published book, Golden Harvest: Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust, Professor Jan T. Gross from Princeton University will give a lecture on the background of the book.
This seminar brings together three of the leading historians of Holocaust and genocide studies to discuss the contemporary junctures of these disciplines, their historical roots, their tensions, and their cross-fertilizations.
The terrorism that is apt to make news is high profile and spectacular. But low profile terrorism has at least as many victims
Hvilken plads har Holocaust i skandinaviske befolkningers kollektive forståelse af besættelsestidshistorien?
During recent years, a new brand of populism has emerged in Eastern European countries and has in some cases even penetrated their governing political parties.
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Two decades after the bloody wars in former Yugoslavia, the region has become deeply involved in the challenges of democratic consolidation.
In 1999, the United Nations adopted Resolution 54/134 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Med afsæt i den amerikanske historiker Timothy Snyders bog Bloodlands inviterer Jyllands-Posten i samarbejde med DIIS til paneldebat med en række eksperter på Sovjetunionen, stalinismen, nazismen og Holocaust om Europas historie under Hitler og Stalin.
A great deal of the global media debate is dedicated to the Arab-Israeli conflict. During his visit to Copenhagen, the Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini will discuss the questions: How did Israel come to be portrayed as a “menace to world peace”?
Within Holocaust and genocide studies, a recent tendency has been to focus on rescue, and how in some cases Jews were able to escape deportation either with the help of bystanders or through their own efforts.
This conference will focus on the relief work that was conducted among Armenians and other Christian minorities of Ottoman Turkey before, during and after World War I by primarily Scandinavian missionaries and provide a contextual understanding of the mass atrocities in the Ottoman Empire
I lighed med andre steder i Europa har de skandinaviske lande siden slutningen af 1990’erne haft et særligt fokus på at undervise nyere generationer i historien om Holocaust.
29-04-2011 | Film og forskning
Forskningens Døgn. Vi viser film om Liberia efter borgerkrigen; demokratisering i Benin; lokal adgang til vand i Zambia, Vietnam og Nicaragua; politiets arbejde mod menneskehandel og prostitution; og danske børn i nazistisk koncentrationslejr
The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission has been described as an important element of the healing process in South African society, which followed the end of apartheid.
Adolf Eichmann was a German SS officer during World War II who was responsible for the logistics of mass deportation of the Jews to ghettos and death camps.
In his new book, Extremely Violent Societies:Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World (Cambridge, 2010), Christian Gerlach tackles the theme of mass violence from a comparative perspective.
Ideas and concepts are a main driving force in human progress, and they are arguably the most important contribution of the United Nations.
The Darfur conflict lingers on. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has been charged by the International Criminal Court with war crimes, crimes against humanity and of genocide in the country’s western region.
The seminar is held to mark the five-year anniversary for the Follow-up to the Millennium Summit. In two paragraphs of the 2005 World Summit Outcome, the UN gave formal expression to the norm of responsibility to protect (R2P).
In order to carry out the extermination of European Jewry, the Nazi regime needed to develop efficient methods of mass murder
Since the mid-1990’s, Europe has experienced an increased interest in the Holocaust. In 1996 Germany made 27 January – the day Auschwitz was liberated – a day to remember the victims of National Socialism
Børnene er de sidste øjenvidner til nazisternes forbrydelser mod jøderne før og under Anden Verdenskrig.
In 1951, Hannah Arendt postulated that European imperialism played a crucial role in the development of totalitarian and genocidal policies in Europe.
Can one speak of a Holocaust memory in Ukraine? Soviet leaders distorted and suppressed the truth of the Holocaust for decades.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have been very supportive and even praising the macroeconomic performance of the Sudanese government of President Al-Bashir. This support and encouragement has continued even at the height of the atrocities in Darfur.
While many volumes have been written about both the Nuremberg and the Tokyo trials, historians have to date paid relatively little attention to the effect that the more recent trials have upon the writing of history.
Have we lost faith in the power of history? What are the answers to denial? How effective is international law as a preventive instrument? How are past atrocities shaped and reshaped in the aftermath?
I anledning af udgivelsen af antologien 'De nazistiske koncentrationslejre', der kaster lys over over et af de uhyggeligste kapitler, den moderne verden har frembragt.
This seminar investigates a crucial issue for the study of genocide – the justice seeking that follows the end of the genocidal process and the installation of a new regime.
A seminar with Ariel Colonomos, author of the book Moralizing International Relations: Called to Account, who will present his book and discuss the role of ethics in international relations around the turn of the century
Hvad har de sidste 10-15 års historieforskning betydet for opfattelsen af nazismens forbrydelser i dag? Kan man tale om en europæisering af bevidstheden om Holocaust? Hvordan ser opgøret med nazismen ud i henholdsvis Tyskland og Skandinavien?
This seminar explores a range of questions arising from the history or current use of Holocaust photographs in museums, art and the media
A seminar with Dr. Joyce Apsel on how to teach about issues of genocide and human rights and connecting it with issues of citizenship
Historikeren Henrik Tjørnelund fortæller om hvordan fanger i kz-lejren Buchenwald, med den danske regerings vidende, blev brugt som forsøgskaniner for Statens Serum Institut
Seminar om erindring og folkedrab som afslutning på forårets specialeforløb.
Major questions come to mind when dealing with the Holocaust. What main causes made it possible? What made Germans stick together in the middle of the catastrophic total warfare until 1945?
Onsdag den 28. februar danner Folketinget rammen om en høring vedrørende situationen i Dafur. Høringen er åben for alle.
Ingando – When Enemies Return
Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 14.30 – 16.00
Danish Institute for International Studies
Main Auditorium
Strandgade 71, ground floor, 1401 Copenhagen K
A seminar with Holocaust historian Debórah Dwork
A book launch with Preben Kaarsholm
An international conference on 12-13 May 2006 to explore the nature and value of uses of religious language, beliefs and practices in attempts to understand or come to terms with an atrocious past.
The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) and the Department for History and Social Theory at Roskilde University has the pleasure of inviting you to a conference on
“Competing Memories” - Holocaust and GULAG in European History: Memory Culture in the Baltic Sea Area
A seminar with Assistant Professor Barbara Koremenos, Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the American Academy, Berlin
Foredrag ved Torben Jørgensen, DIIS. Hvordan sikrer vi at vore efterkommere kan lære af historien og at ofrene for folkedrab stadig kan blive mindet og ikke glemt?
Dette er udgangspunktet for historikeren Torben Jørgensens foredrag, hvor han bl.a. vil tage udgangspunkt i hvordan de polske gerningssteder fra Holocaust i dag tager sig ud mere generelt og specifikt berette om det nazistiske massemord på polske anstalt patienter i det såkaldte Warthegau.
Som optakt til Dokumentar filmfestivalen den 4-13. november vil studiekredsen forsøge at indkredse og diskutere begrebet, fænomenet og ideen om ondskab.
Foredrag ved lektor Karsten Fledelius. Markeringen af 10 året for Srebrenica massakren, markeret ved en række mindehøjtideligheder og en international konference i juli måned i år, rejste en række spørgsmål, som vi vil forsøge at indkredse og besvare.
Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, Afdeling for Holocaust og Folkedrabsstudier afholder seminar om den tyske film Der Untergang d. 30. maj i København. To oplægsholdere vil sætte diskussionen i gang: Therkel Stræder og Ulla Strange Hansen. Seminaret er åbent for alle interesserede lærere.
An international conference on the Armenian genocide with researchers from ten countries organised by the Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at DIIS, in cooperation with the University of Southern Denmark
April 1-2 a meeting on cooperation in genocide studies is held at the Department for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Scholars from five European countries will attend the conference.
1-2. April afholder Afdeling for Holocaust og Folkedrabsstudier et forskermøde om samarbejde i folkedrabsforskningen. Deltagerne kommer fra fem lande i Europa.
Fra d. 18 til d. 27 januar afholder Afdeling for Holocaust – og Folkedrabsstudier temadage om folkedrab for landets ungdomsuddannelser. I år er temaet “Gerningsmænd”.
A seminar with Göran Rosenberg, Swedish journalist and writer, who will be speaking on "Israel, Europe and the new anti-Semitism"
A seminar with Eva Kolker, student at Copenhagen International School, with commentary by Peter Steenberg Ørnemark, research assistant at DIIS, Dept. for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
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Opdateret: 02-11-10