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Programs for the Topic ‘International Law’

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Worse than War

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Ph.D. – Affiliate at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University

Tuesday April 7, 2011, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.

Sponsored by theFrederick K. Cox International Law Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; Facing History and Ourselves; and the Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University

This program with Dr. Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, whose latest work gets to the heart of the phenomenon of genocide, which has caused more deaths in the modern world than military conflict.

Author of Worse Than War: Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity, Goldhagen traveled around the world to interview perpetrators and survivors, those seeking to obscure the truth, and those devoted to uncovering it. He explores the anatomy of genocide—explaining why genocides begin, are sustained, and end; why societies support them; why they happen so frequently; and how the international community should and can successfully stop them.

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