Eric Weitz to discuss the Herero and the Armenian Genocides at Clark on November 2

WORCESTER, MA-Eric Weitz, Ph.D., will serve as Clark University’s Modern History Colloquium Speaker and will share his work on ethnic and national conflict, genocides, and human rights, in “Germans Abroad: The Herero and Armenian Genocides and the Origins of the Holocaustâ€? at Clark University at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, at the Kent Seminar Room in the Cohen Lasry House, 11 Hawthorne Street.

Weitz is the author of “A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nationâ€? (Princeton University Press, 2003) and “Creating German Communism, 1890-1990: From Popular Protests to Socialist Stateâ€? (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997). The latter received an honorable mention for the Allan Sharlin Memorial Award in 1998 from the Social Science History Association.

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