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Uğur Ümit Üngör - Cultural Genocide: Unpacking a Contested Concept

Language and Nature
Tuesday 8 March 2022, 17:00-18:30 London (GMT)

Cultural Genocide: Unpacking a Contested Concept

Professor Uğur Ümit Üngör

Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam. He has published widely on mass violence and has received awards such as the Heineken Young Scientist Award by the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and the Keetje Hodshon Prize from the Royal Netherlands Society of Sciences and Humanities. His most recent monograph, Paramilitarism: Mass Violence in the Shadow of the State was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. He is an editor of the Journal of Perpetrator Research and coordinator of the Syrian Oral History Project.


This event is part of the Seminar series connecting the themes of the Centre for Endangered Languages, Cultures and Ecosystems and the Extinction Studies doctoral training program