Institute for the Study of Genocide Presents: 2013 LEMKIN AWARD & LECTURE
ON CHINA’S GULAG ARCHIPELAGO AT CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW
The Institute for the Study of Genocide and Cardozo School of Law
Program in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights invite the
public to attend on Oct. 24 at 6:00 PM the 2013 Lemkin Award to:
YANG JISHENG author of TOMBSTONE: The Great Chinese Famine 1958-1962
Lecture by Guo Jian, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and specialist in contemporary Chinese politics on: China’s Gulag Archipelago: Yang Jisheng’s Investigative Study of the Great Leap Forward Famine, 1958-1962.
The biennial Lemkin award honors Raphael Lemkin the originator of the term genocide and exponent of the United Nations Genocide Convention. The award recognizes the best non-fiction work in the preceding two years focusing on genocide, crimes against humanity, and gross human rights violations and on strategies of prevention.
Presentation and Comments by Institute for Study of Genocide officers:
Joyce Apsel, New York University;
Sheri P. Rosenberg, Cardozo Law School;
Ernesto Verdeja, University of Notre Dame.
The program followed by a public reception will take place at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at 55 Fifth Avenue, Third Floor Lounge in New York City at 6:00PM.
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