For the U.S. Naval War College 5th Annual Genocide Studies Conference this year, the theme is "The Psychology of Genocide," which will examine and discuss the psychology of both perpetrators and victims of genocide.
A number of esteemed scholars in the fields of Psychology and Genocide Studies will serve as panelists to discuss the perpetrators' and victims' perspectives of "The Psychology of Genocide." Q&A will follow each panel.
The conference will be held on Zoom and registration is required. It is free and open to the public.
1200-1205 - Welcome
1205-1215 - Provost Mariano: Opening Remarks & Introduction of the KeynoteSpeaker, General Dallaire
1215-1245 - Keynote Address: General Roméo Dallaire
1245-1415 - Panel 1:
Dr. Leigh Ann Perry
Presentation: Social psychological concepts related to genocidal acts, with a focus on perpetrator behavior.
Dr. Raquel Perez
Presentation: The psychological impacts of genocide from the victims’ perspectives.
Dr. Don Thieme
Presentation: The psychology of implementing hate, fear, and violence at the macro level.
1415-1500 - Q&A
1500-1510 - Break
1510-1610 - Panel 2:
Dr. Ben Kiernan
Presentation: The mindset of genocide perpetrators is usually dominated by their beliefs and goals. These most often include racism or religious prejudice, plans for territorial expansionism, a backward-looking "cult of antiquity," and an anti-modern belief in the superiority of rural over urban values.
Dr. Ansar Haroun
Presentation: The psychology of hate and violence – the micro-level Freudian-based assessment of the contributing factors in human development that affect hate.
1610-1630 - Q&A
1630 - Conference Adjourned
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