New Books in Genocide Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Genocide about their New Books

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episode 98: Jeffrey Ostler, "Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas" (Yale UP, 2019)

Ostler’s book documents the resilience of Native people, showing how they survived genocide in the face of serious and diverse threats to their existence...


 2019-09-11  53m

episode 52: Alma Jeftić, "Social Aspects of Memory: Stories of Victims and Perpetrators from Bosnia-Herzegovina" (Routledge, 2019)

Jeftić presents the compelling results of an empirical psychological study on how ordinary people remember war...


 2019-09-02  57m

episode 97: Evgeny Finkel, "Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust" (Princeton UP, 2017)

Can there be a political science of the Holocaust?


 2019-08-22  1h0m

episode 96: Maureen S. Hiebert, "Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence: Society, Crisis, Identity" (Routledge, 2017)

How can this happen? If there's any question that people interested in genocide ask, it's this one.


 2019-08-16  1h9m

episode 93: David Gaunt, "Let Them Not Return" (Berghahn Books, 2017)

The book functions in some ways like an invitation—an invitation to learn something about peoples and suffering about which we know little,..


 2019-08-13  52m

 2019-08-07  52m

episode 56: Reinhart Kössler, "Namibia and Germany: Negotiating the Past" (U Namibia Press, 2015)

Only in 2015, 100 years after the end of formal German rule, has the German government begun to atone for the Herero/Nama genocide...


 2019-07-24  1h0m

episode 165: David Slucki, "My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons" (Wayne State UP, 2019)

Slucki’s memoir blends the scholarly and literary, grounding the story of his grandfather and father in the broader context of the twentieth century...


 2019-07-23  37m

episode 95: James W. Pardew, "Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans" (U Kentucky Press, 2017)

Pardew describes the role of the U.S. involvement in ending the wars and genocide in the Balkans...


 2019-07-19  44m

episode 94: Benjamin Meiches, "The Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)

At the center of this analysis is what Meiches refers to throughout his text as the hegemonic understanding of genocide...


 2019-07-17  57m