Event of Interest - The “Islamic State,” Religion, and Genocide

Speaker: Dr. Adam Jones

Jones is a political scientist, writer, and photojournalist based at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Jones is best known for his work in comparative genocide studies. He works as an expert consultant for the UN Office of Genocide Prevention, and was recently selected as one of "50 Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide" for the book of that name. He is author of the leading textbook in the field, Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (3rded., 2016) and author or editor of numerous other works on genocide and crimes against humanity. Dr. Jones’s recent books include The Scourge of Genocide: Essays and Reflections (2013) and, as editor, New Directions in Genocide Research (2012).


Sponsored by UNC Charlotte’s Department of Global, International & Area Studies and its Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies as well as the Departments of History, Philosophy, Political Science & Public Administration, and Religious Studies; More information: John Cox, jcox73@uncc.edu

Event Date: 
February 18, 2016 - 12:30 AM to 1:45 AM
CHHS 147 [College of Health/Human Services]
John Cox
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