Veranstaltungen

21. Januar 2021 , 10:00 Uhr - 11:30 Uhr
Diskussion

Panel Discussion “Women and Genocide”

Programm:

What has been the impact of genocide on women? How did women respond? To what extent did it matter whether you were a woman? During this panel discussion the experts will examine the experience of women and the place of gender in the Holocaust, and the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. This is Episode 4 of the live discussion series Beyond the long shadow: engaging with difficult histories.

What has been the impact of genocide on women? How did women respond? To what extent did it matter whether you were a woman? Experts consider these questions.

Speakers include Dr. Sara Cushman, Director, Holocaust Educational Foundation, Northwestern University, who will speak about women during the Holocaust; and Dr. Sarah E. Brown, Executive Director, Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education, Brookdale Community College who will speak about women during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Ms. Simona Cruciani, Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, will examine atrocity crimes and gender, and consider this in the light of genocide prevention. Ms. Nanette Braun, Officer-in-Charge, Strategic Communications Division, United Nations Department of Global Communications will serve as moderator.

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