Call for Papers – Witness to the Age of Genocide: Raphael Lemkin and the Convention of 1948

The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies is hosting a conference, ‘Witness to the Age of Genocide: Raphael Lemkin and the Convention of 1948’, on 5-8 December, 2018.

Dr Donna-Lee Frieze is a featured speaker at this conference, and as the editor and transcriber of Raphael Lemkin’s autobiography, Totally Unofficial (Yale University Press, 2013), will launch the Polish translation of this monograph.

This is an international, interdisciplinary conference in the memory of Raphael Lemkin, Polish-Jewish jurist, author of the term genocide and initiator of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted by the United Nations on 9 December 1948.

Paper proposals are due by 30 March 2018.

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