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The University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History invite applications from current doctoral students in the UMN College of Liberal Arts for the Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies for the academic year 2015-16.

The Badzin Fellowship will pay a stipend of $18,000, the cost of tuition and health insurance, and $1,000 toward the mandatory graduate student fees. All application materials must be received by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies electronically at, no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, March 13, 2015.

The Armenian Genocide: Disrupted History, Fractured Identities
Global Studies 5900-Sec. 003
Bi-weekly: Thursday's 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
1 credit advanced seminar
Dr. Artyom H. Tonoyan, Baylor University


The course will explore the socio-historical dimensions of the Armenian Genocide and the contemporary effects of its denial on Armenian and Turkish societies. Particular emphasis will be placed on the rise of Turkish nationalism, the structure of the Armenian Genocide, particularly its social and ideological components, and the efforts to deal with the fallout of the extermination of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

The Liberation of Auschwitz
with special guests James Andrews, dancer, and Aaron James, baritone
Tuesday, January 27
7:00 P.M.
Ted Mann Concert Hall
Tickets available by clicking here.



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