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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides and current forms of mass violence. CHGS relies on your generous support to help us maintain and fulfill our mission.

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  • Student Opportunities

    CHGS guides and mentors undergraduate and graduate students by organizing courses and workshops, offering grants and fellowships and providing unique opportunities for interaction with leading experts in the field. To find out more click here.

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  • Professional and Educational Resources

    CHGS supports educators through interactive workshops and institutes, facilitated by leading experts of Holocaust and genocide education. CHGS's website offers a myriad of resources for teaching age appropriate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide. To learn more click here.

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  • Thursday's Event

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  • Call for Applications: Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    The University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History invite applications from current doctoral students in the UMN College of Liberal Arts for the Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies for the academic year 2015-16.

    The Badzin Fellowship will pay a stipend of $18,000, the cost of tuition and health insurance, and $1,000 toward the mandatory graduate student fees. All application materials must be received by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies electronically at chgs@umn.edu, no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, March 13, 2015.

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  • New Topics course on 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide announced for Spring 2015

    The Armenian Genocide: Disrupted History, Fractured Identities
    Global Studies 5900-Sec. 003
    Bi-weekly: Thursday's 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
    1 credit advanced seminar
    Dr. Artyom H. Tonoyan, Baylor University

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    The course will explore the socio-historical dimensions of the Armenian Genocide and the contemporary effects of its denial on Armenian and Turkish societies. Particular emphasis will be placed on the rise of Turkish nationalism, the structure of the Armenian Genocide, particularly its social and ideological components, and the efforts to deal with the fallout of the extermination of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

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  • Apollo Club Male Chorus Present Special Concert

    The Liberation of Auschwitz
    with special guests James Andrews, dancer, and Aaron James, baritone
    Tuesday, January 27
    7:00 P.M.
    Ted Mann Concert Hall
    Tickets available by clicking here.

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