Holocaust Conference

Holocaust Conference

34th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide | April 6-8, 2016

Conference Theme: Aftermath of the Holocaust and Genocide


Millersville University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 34th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide, which will take place at the university on April 6-8, 2016. The 34th Conference will discuss the aftermath of the Holocaust and other twentieth century genocides. The Conference will commemorate the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, and the 70-year anniversary of the end of World War II and the Nuremberg Trials.

The keynote speaker for the conference is Ronald Grigor Suny, the Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History and Director of the Eisenberg Institute of Historical Studies at the University of Michigan and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago.

The organizers of the Conference invite proposals for individual papers and panels focusing on:

  • political, economic and cultural consequences of the Holocaust and genocide;
  • problems of displaced persons and survivors;
  • trials of Holocaust and genocide perpetrators;
  • racism, and state and popular anti-Semitism in post-war Europe;
  • commemoration and memorialization;
  • teaching methods of the Holocaust and genocide.

A one-page paper proposal (double-spaced) should be submitted with a one-page curriculum vitae and contact information (email, mail address, and phone number).

Panel organizers should submit a cover sheet stating the panel title, all individual paper titles, and contact information for each presenter. Panel proposals should also include individual paper proposals and a one-page CV for each participant.

Please send your materials as one document in an email attachment in .doc or .docx format with your first and last name in the title of your file. Foreign scholars should inform us if they need support letters for a U.S. visa for conference attendance.

Please email your proposal to Dr. Victoria Khiterer: victoria.khiterer@millersville.edu The deadline for all proposals is November 15, 2015. Decisions regarding the acceptance of papers and panels will be made by December 3, 2015.

The conference is free and open to the public.