Genocides: Forms, Causes and Consequences

The Namibian War (1904-08) in historical perspective
2005, Jan 13, Thu — 2005, Jan 15, Sat

In 1904, the first genocide of the 20th century took place in German South West Africa (Namibia). In order to commemorate this event and to put this historical milestone into perspective, a conference will be held at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin between 13th and 15th January 2005. The conference will also serve as a the foundation meeting of a European network of genocide scholars.


Convenors: Juergen Zimmerer / Jan-Bart Gewald / Andreas Eckert

In cooperation with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, the Institute für Voelkerkunde, University of Cologne (Michael Bollig), the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum für Voelkerkunde, Cologne (Klaus Schneider) and the Department of History, University of Duisburg-Essen (Christoph Marx)

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