The Parallels between Genocide Denial in the Balkans and Holocaust Distortion

14 April 2022

Online

Join this virtual symposium co-convened by Harriman Institute Adjunct Assistant Professor Tanya Domi and Dr. Laura Cohen, Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY.

Genocide denial not only abuses history, including contemporary history, but it also insults the survivors and extends the impact of the original crimes. Denial is the final act that never ends for the survivors. This symposium examines some of the parallels of contemporary genocide denial in the Balkans with increasing Holocaust denial and distortion sweeping across Europe. What can we learn from Holocaust experts and scholars that is applicable to the present? And what are some ways that memory activists resist denial of the most brutal crimes?

Online on April 14 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm (EDT).

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