17 2020

The Human Problem of Genocide

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Federation of New Hampshire 273 South River Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110

Contact Allyson Guertin

What is required to recognize, deter and prevent genocide? What is genocide? When do processes become part of a genocide momentum? How do we prevent the escalation? How do we identify moments in the process where intervention (any type) can change the momentum? What can we do to make a difference? We will discuss the U.N. Genocide definition; genocide risk factors and warning signs. We will explore proactive and reactive responses. We will also wrestle with the tension between the moral imperative to act and the principle of nonintervention and state sovereignty. This presentation seeks to empower students to make such attitudes and behaviors culturally unacceptable.

Pre-registration is required for security purposes and space is limited. Please call the JFNH office at 603-627-7679 or email

Sponsor: Keene State College Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies