Seminar: "Mass Violence in History: Is it possible to Understand the Causes of Genocides?" by Bernt Hagtvet
Bernt Hagtvet is one of the editors of the book "The black book of genocides" ("Folkemordenes svarte bok"), which was published in a new edition in 2014.
Short introduction by director Inga Bostad, Hagtvet will present key findings and conclusions for 25 minutes and Gentian Zyberi will give prepared comments for 10 minutes, and there will be time for general discussion.
Coffee, tea and fruit will be served.
The book tells the stories of genocide and mass atrocities in the 20th Century up to the present, with the aim of increasing our understanding of these crimes.