Holocaust Conference

Holocaust Conference

35th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference Theme:
The Holocaust and Genocide Trials

April 11-13, 2018

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 35th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide on April 11-13, 2018. The Conference will discuss international and national Holocaust and Genocide trials. The conference will explore the role of trials in exposing and punishing the crimes of Holocaust and genocide perpetrators and their collaborators, and the influence of trials on the formation of Holocaust and genocide history and memory. The Conference will commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine, the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, and the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising. The keynote speaker for the conference is Lawrence Douglas, James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College.

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

  • international and national Holocaust and Genocide trials;
  • punishment of Holocaust and genocide perpetrators and their collaborators;
  • the influence of trials on the formation of Holocaust and genocide history and memory;
  • the Holodomor in Ukraine;
  • Kristallnacht;
  • the Warsaw ghetto uprising;
  • 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, mailing 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 January 15, 2018. Decisions regarding the acceptance of papers and panels will be made by February 1, 2018.

The conference is free and open to the public.