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Leonard and Sophie Davis Genocide Prevention Fellowship
March 3, 2020
The Museum's Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide seeks a fellow to contribute to its research project on “Lessons-Learned in Preventing and Responding to Mass Atrocities,” made possible by a grant from The Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund.
Graduate Research Assistance (Remote) on Lessons Learned in Preventing and Responding to Atrocities
March 3, 2020
The Museum's Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide seeks one or more graduate student research assistants to contribute to its project on lessons learned in preventing and responding to mass atrocities.
For Sama: Humanizing Mass Atrocities in Syria
November 7, 2019
On October 17, the Museum hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary, For Sama, a deeply personal insight into the experience of Syrians living under siege in the north-western city of Aleppo.
40 Years After Cambodia: Rethinking Genocide Studies and Prevention
August 8, 2019
Forty years ago, the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime marked the end of four brutal years of mass deportation, forced labor, and extermination, which claimed the lives of an estimated two million people. On this anniversary, Cambodia provided a fitting backdrop for the 14th Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars aimed at rethinking genocide studies and prevention.
Research Fellowship on External Support to Civilian-led Atrocity Prevention and Mitigation
January 14, 2019
The Museum's Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide seeks a fellow to contribute to its research project on the role of civilians in preventing and mitigating mass atrocities.
Religious Freedom Promotion as a Tool for Atrocity Prevention
August 9, 2018
From July 24-26, the US Department of State hosted the first-ever Ministerial to Advance International Religious Freedom. The Museum's Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide participated in a panel discussion and the Museum hosted opening and closing events. This post explores the nexus between international religious freedom and atrocity prevention.
Visiting Fellow’s Report Analyzes Atrocity Prevention and US Policy Toward South Sudan
July 9, 2018
In a new report, From Independence to Civil War: Atrocity Prevention and US Policy Toward South Sudan, Jon Temin, a Visiting Fellow at the Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center, explores how the US might have been more effective in helping prevent or mitigate the civil war and atrocities against civilians.
Holocaust Survivor Irene Weiss Delivers Remarks on Seventh Anniversary of Conflict in Syria
March 16, 2018
Holocaust survivor and Museum volunteer Irene Weiss delivers remarks at a Museum event marking seven years of deadly conflict in Syria and highlighting the strength and resilience of the Syrian people in the face of these crimes.
Simon-Skjodt Center Deputy Director Testifies at Hearing on Mass Atrocities Prevention
February 6, 2018
Simon-Skjodt Center Deputy Director Naomi Kikoler addressed the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission regarding atrocity crimes and how to prevent them.
Opinion Pool Indicates Increasing Risk of Atrocities in Zimbabwe after Apparent Coup
November 15, 2017
The recent coup in Zimbabwe indicates an increase in the country's risk of mass killing, according to the Good Judgment Open opinion pool run by the Early Warning Project of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide and Dartmouth College’s Dickey Center for International Understanding.