New Books in Genocide Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Genocide about their New Books

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episode 91: Carolyn J. Dean, "The Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide" (Cornell UP, 2019)

Dean examines the cultural history of the idea of the “witness to genocide” in Western Europe and the United States...


 2019-06-19  38m

episode 90: Paul Thomas Chamberlin, "The Cold War's Killing Fields: Rethinking the Long Peace" (Harper, 2018)

Chamberlin reminds us that the Cold War was not at all Cold for hundreds of millions of people...


 2019-06-13  1h4m

episode 272: Jennifer Dixon, "Dark Pasts: Changing the State’s Story in Turkey and Japan" (Cornell UP, 2018)

Dixon investigates the Japanese and Turkish states’ narratives of their “dark pasts,” the Nanjing Massacre (1937-38) and Armenian Genocide (1915-17), respectively...


 2019-06-06  1h2m

Stephen Fritz, "The First Soldier: Hitler as a Military Leader" (Yale UP, 2018)

A necessary volume for understanding the influence of World War I on Hitler’s thinking, this work is also an eye-opening reappraisal of major events like the invasion of Russia and the battle for Normandy...


 2019-05-21  1h16m

episode 89: Andrew Wallis, "Stepp’d in Blood:  Akazu and the Architects of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsis" (Zero Books, 2019)

Andrew Wallis has published a significant new survey of the origins and aftermath of the genocide....


 2019-05-16  1h6m

episode 63: Henning Pieper, "Fegelein’s Horsemen and Genocidal Warfare: The SS Cavalry Brigade in the Soviet Union" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

The SS Cavalry Brigade was a unit of the Waffen-SS that differed from other German military formations as it developed a dual role: SS cavalrymen both helped to initiate the Holocaust in the Soviet Union and experienced combat at the front...


 2019-04-30  56m

episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing

In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


 2019-03-19  32m

episode 36: Amit Pinchevski, "Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma" (Oxford UP, 2019)

What does it mean to consider trauma and media from the perspective of technology and not from that of the subject of trauma, the clinician or the witness?


 2019-03-13  50m

episode 47: Geraldine Heng, "The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

In creating a detailed impression of the medieval race-making that would be reconfigured into the biological racism of the modern era, Heng reaches beyond medievalists and race-studies scholars to anyone interested in the long history of race.


 2019-02-26  1h1m

episode 87: Susan Thomson, "Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace" (Yale UP, 2018)

Thomson examines the postwar history of Rwanda to consider the ways the Rwandan genocide shaped governance, policy and memory in that country...


 2019-02-25  59m