Atrocity Studies Annual Lecture

The annual Atrocity Studies spring lecture invites speakers from disciplines related to the intersections of history, memory, international human rights, and how we can use the lessons of the past to inform and improve our world.  The lecture is hosted by the minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice, supported by Lauri ’77 and Jeffrey Zell ’77.

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March 2020

“The Roma Case for Reparations” with Margareta (Magda) Matache

Tuesday, March 3, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
010 Crouse Hinds Hall, 900 South Crouse Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States
The Roma Case for Reparations, with background image of four Roma children in 1941

The Zell Lecture sponsored by the Minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice The call for reparations as a critical element in healing and accountability for state wrongs has mobilized many constituencies across the globe in the past decades. Drawing from the enslavement of Roma on the territory of Romania and anti-Roma collective injustice, Dr. Matache will examine the concept of reparations and focus on translating theory into possible strategies to heal and repair past and present harm and to prevent future…

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Seminar: Participatory Action Research and the Reclaiming Adolescence Project

Wednesday, March 4, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
304 Tolley Humanities Building, University Place
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center With Margareta Matache, Harvard University Matache leads an informal seminar connected to her talk, The Roma Case for Reparations, for those interested in youth-based participatory action research. Matache presents her work on the Reclaiming Adolescence project, on the educational and career experiences and voices of young Roma. Please RSVP to Julia White by Feb 26 and include any accessibility accommodation requests. Additional supporters: College of Law, International Human Rights Law Program Department of History Social…

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