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2012
Wednesday, January 11th
9:30 AM

Memory’s Remains: The Role of Memorials in the Transitional Justice and Peace Process in Post- Genocide Rwanda

Julia Viebach, Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps Universität Marburg

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday, January 12th
10:30 AM

1994 as Year Zero: remembrance and meanings of historical violence in post-Genocide Rwanda

Lisa Matthews, African and Middle Eastern Refugee Assistance

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Performing cultural memories in post-genocide Rwanda: interlacing genocide with tradition

Ariane Zaytzeff, New York University

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Video Testimony of Rufina Amaya: “I am not afraid."

Cristina Starr, SIT Study Abroad

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Conflict Memory Among the Acholi of Uganda

Williams Komakech, SIT Study Abroad

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Memory & Memorialization: A Comparative Analysis of Israel and Rwanda

Sara Brown, Clark University, Strassler Family Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

To Remember Rightly: Memory as an Instrument of Nonviolent Resistance

Chijioke John Ojukwu, Leeds Metropolitan University

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday, January 13th
9:00 AM

Beyond Traumatic Pasts: broadening Settler-Indigenous relations in the Canadian present

Ayumi Mathur, Simon Fraser University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Reconciling past, future and place: digital stories, dialogue and performance in Montreal’s Rwandan-Canadian community

Lisa Ndejuru, Concordia University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Remembering Genocide: Memory Transmission in Montreal’s Rwandan Diaspora

Sandra Isimbi, Concordia University, Member of Rwanda working group

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM