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Clark University Workshop- Kwibuka 30: Making Memory and Legacy in Rwanda

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Online
Date Thu, Apr 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Duration   1h

Kwibuka means to remember in Kinyarwanda and is a dominant concept used to commemorate The 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda. On the 30th anniversary of the genocide, this workshop gathers an international group of scholars to examine the construction of memory and legacy. Drawing on diverse voices and perspectives, the presentations will highlight scholarly work grounded in rigorous fieldwork in the Rwandan and Great Lakes region in order to consider the Rwandan past and future trajectories.

Title TBD
Hassan Jallow
(former prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Hague residual mechanism judge and Gambian chief justice)

75 years on: The Genocide Convention in International Courts
Melanie O’Brien (Visiting Professor at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota, USA, and President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS))

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