Encounters: New Rwanda’s Campaign against “Genocide Ideology”

  • Starts: 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
  • Ends: 5:15 pm on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Mark Geraghty (UCLA) will offer an examination New Rwanda’s on-going campaign against “genocide ideology,” which is prohibited in law as “thoughts” of ethnic hatred that threaten the recurrence of genocide. It will analyzes the narratives of those imprisoned for this crime and their inability to reconcile with this new apparatus of state terror.

Part of the Encounters with Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies series. The Encounters series invites Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies scholars to share their latest research. The aim of Encounters is to facilitate a conversation across disciplines and to broaden the understanding of genocidal and violent events in modern and contemporary politics. Each year, Encounters will have a different focus. This year's theme is "The Politics of Genocide."

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