Longman Comments on Recently Added BU Major
Timothy Longman, Professor of International Relations and Political Science and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs (CURA), spoke to the Boston Globe about the new Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies major. As the associate director of…
Longman Interviewed on “Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda“
Professor Longman discusses his book, in which he argues that the memory of the Rwandan genocide has been instrumentalized by the Rwandan Patriot Front (RPF). By casting itself as the selfless liberator of the Tutsi minority, the RPF has used genocide to mask its own crimes.
Longman to Oversee BU’s New Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies Major
The HGHRS program, which includes an existing minor and a graduate certificate program, will closely and critically examine the Holocaust and other genocides in the context of modern history and culture, focusing on racism, anti-Semitism, nationalist ideologies, and other causes of genocide. The human rights component will look at the role of international conventions on human rights and international courts in responding to genocide.
Longman Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor Longman, an outstanding scholar with extensive leadership experience having served as director of numerous bodies across Boston University, will continue to raise the profile of the school and find innovative new directions for our community.
Longman Discusses History of Burundi on “How My Country Works” Podcast
Professor Longman discusses Burundi’s history, the impact European colonialism had on the country, the different ethnic groups that make up the population and the conflict between them, as well as how ethnic identity has come to identify Burundi.
What Did 2021 Teach Us About International Affairs?
In reflecting on 2021, Pardee School faculty offer their thoughts on the lessons that can be gleaned from this past year. Chief among the responses: multilateralism and global democracy are in decline.
Longman Joins Webinar Exploring Memories of the Rwandan Genocide
Professor Longman joined Scholastique Mukasonga, author of Igifu as she read a selection from her newest work and discussed the treatment of memory and grief in this moving memoir.
Longman Delivers Lecture on Institutionalized Racial Segregation in South Africa
“When we look at South Africa and the United States those are two places where violence and racism have been put together on a regular basis and that we’re continuing to struggle with today.”
Longman Interviewed on Rusesabagina Arrest and Trial
“The message has been clearly sent that no Rwandan is safe to speak out against President Kagame and the ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front.”
Longman Discusses Career on Hayseed Scholar Podcast
In his podcast appearance, Longman discussed the ebbs and flows of his academic and career that took him from his hometown in Illinois to Boston University.
Longman Interviewed on Paul Rusesabagina & Kagame Regime
In two separate interviews, Professor Longman discussed the assassination of the Italian ambassador to the Congo, the trial of Paul Rusesabagina, the regime of President Paul Kagame, and how they are all linked.
Longman Quoted in Articles Discussing Rwandan Government
Professor Longman discusses the trial of Paul Rusesabagina and the Rwandan governments suppression of free expression.
Longman Provides Insight on Paul Rusesabagina’s Arrest
Prof. Longman explores the arrest of MRCD chairman aul Rusesabagina and why many observers find it suspicious.
Woldemariam Named Director of African Studies Center
Michael Woldemariam appointed next Director of the ASC. Longman to serve as Interim Director during AY 2020-21.
Longman Presents at Conference on Responding to Extreme Violence
CURA Director Timothy Longman presented a paper at a March 20-22, 2019 conference in Paris on responding to extreme violence.
Longman Speaks at Weber State University on Rwandan Genocide
Prof. Timothy Longman gave three talks at Weber State University in Utah on human rights work and the Rwandan genocide.
Longman Wins Best Book in African Politics at ASA Meeting
Prof. Timothy Longman was awarded the Best Book in African Politics for his book Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda.
Longman Co-Authors E-Textbook Confronting Apartheid
Prof. Timothy Longman co-authored the e-textbook which explores critical moments in South Africa’s history,
Longman in WaPo on Kofi Annan’s Legacy
Prof. Timothy Longman discusses the legacy of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Longman in The Guardian on Rwanda’s Arsenal Sponsorship
CURA Director Timothy Longman discusses the recent sponsorship deal between Rwanda and the British football club Arsenal.