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Apr 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm

The Holocaust and the Human Rights Revolution: The Problem of Genocide Recognition Since the 1940s



With support from Eleanor Roosevelt College, Revelle College and Thurgood Marshall College

Please join the UC San Diego Jewish Studies Program and UC San Diego Library for a lecture by Dirk Moses, a professor of modern history at the University of Sydney and senior editor of the Journal of Genocide Research, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Atkinson Hall Auditorium. A reception will precede the lecture, starting at 4:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required at

The suite of international conventions and declarations about genocide, human rights and refugees after WWII is known as the Human Rights Revolution. It is regarded widely as humanizing international affairs by implementing the lessons of the Holocaust. In an attempt to answer the common and controversial question—does the Holocaust reveal or conceal other genocides—Moses examines how persecuted people have invoked the Holocaust and made analogies with Jews to gain recognition as genocide victims. Moses is senior editor of the Journal of Genocide Research and has written numerous books and anthologies, including the award-winning book German Intellectuals and the Nazi Past.

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Date and Time

Apr 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm


Atkinson Hall Auditorium

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Ellysa Lim    858-534-1183


Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

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UC San Diego Library

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Talks and Lectures