Genocide Conference Panel 2: “Prevention and Response”
April 5, 2008
Part of a two-day conference on "Genocide: Crimes Unpunished, Lessons Unlearned."
This panel will examine the response of home and international communities to acts of genocide. The panel will focus on a variety of responses including legal action, both national and international, social action, and memorialization. It will analyze how these various responses are used to try to stop genocide as it is occurring, restore justice, and prevent genocide in the future.
Hasia R. Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies, New York University
Gerald Gahima, Senior Justice Adviser, Australian Agency for International Development, East Timor; former Judge, Bosnia War Crimes Panel; former Vice President, Supreme Court of Rwanda
Chuck Meyers, Senior Program Associate, Facing History and Ourselves
Kathleen Z. Young, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Western Washington University