New Books in Genocide Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Genocide about their New Books

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episode 186: Alexander Gendler, "Khurbm 1914-1922: Prelude to the Holocaust" (Varda Books, 2019)

Gendler offers an extensive collection of eye-witness testimonies and official communications revealing the genocidal destruction of Jewish life by the Russian army during World War I....


 2020-06-08  1h9m

episode 64: Stanislav Kulchytsky, "The Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine: An Anatomy of the Holodomor" (CIUS Press, 2018)

Kulchytsky presents a meticulous research that unveils the mechanism of the Holodomor as a man-made famine...


 2020-06-05  1h39m

episode 114: Joyce E. Leader, "From Hope to Horror: Diplomacy and the Making of the Rwanda Genocide" (Potomac Books, 2020)

Among the many books that were published in the past year about the Rwandan Genocide, Joyce E. Leader's new book stands out...


 2020-06-05  1h19m

 2020-06-02  2h0m

episode 184: Björn Krondorfer, "The Holocaust and Masculinities: Critical Inquiries into the Presence and Absence of Men" (SUNY Press, 2020)

In recent decades, scholarship has turned to the role of gender in the Holocaust, but rarely has it critically investigated the experiences of men as gendered beings..


 2020-05-26  52m

episode 25: Alex Jeffrey, "The Edge of Law: Legal Geographies of a War Crimes Court" (Cambridge UP, 2020)

What happens when a court tries to become a “new” court? What happens to the many artifacts of its history—previous laws and jurisprudence, the building that it inhabits, the people who weave in and out of it?


 2020-04-29  1h11m

episode 193: Leslie M. Harris, "Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies" (U Georgia Press, 2019)

How involved with slavery were American universities? And what does their involvement mean for us?


 2020-04-28  59m

A Discussion with Kelly McFall about Using "Reacting to the Past" in College Courses

The "Reacting" technique asks students to play the roles of historical actors and to re-enact particular events and situations. The instructors using the method have had great success...


 2020-04-13  55m

episode 113: Peter Fritzsche, "Hitler's First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich" (Basic Books, 2020)

Fritzsche offers an extraordinary examination of how, in just a few months, Germans got used to living around, among, and, mostly, in unity with, Nazis...


 2020-04-06  1h4m

episode 46: Matt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)

According to Cook, a paradox paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick...


 2020-03-30  54m