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Monday, June 16

4:00 p.m.   Reception

5:00 p.m.   Opening Remarks

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   Keynotes

Donald L. Horowitz (Duke University): “Riots Have Narratives, But What Is the Evidence?”

Steven Zipperstein (Stanford University): “Inside Kishinev’s Pogrom: Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Michael Davitt and the Burdens of Truth”

Tuesday, June 17

9:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   “Violence in Pre-Modern Societies”

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.   “The Great War and the Militarization of Ethnic Violence”

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Lunch

3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.   “Rituals of Hate: The Anatomy of Popular Violence”

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   “Roundtable Discussion: Narrating Violence in Contemporary Hungary”


Wednesday, June 18

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   “World War II and the Holocaust: Oral Histories”

11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   “Europe, the Roma and the Jews”

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Lunch

2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.   “Literary and Artistic Interpretations”

4:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   “Narrative and Reconciliation: Remembering (and Forgetting) Violence”

6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   Closing Discussion


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