2017 Lemkin Book Award Ceremony

ou are cordially invited by the Institute for the Study of Genocide
and the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights to the
2017 Lemkin Book Award Ceremony to honor this year's selected winner,
Benjamin Madley's 'An American Genocide: The United States and the
California Indian Catastrophe' (Yale, 2016).

2017 Raphael Lemkin Book Award Ceremony
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
5 - 7 p.m.

Third Floor Lounge
Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

The ceremony will include a public talk with Professor Madley, as well
as a discussion led by Professor Karl Jacoby of Columbia University's
Department of History and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.

The biennial award is for the best nonfiction work that focuses on
explanations of genocide, crimes against humanity, state mass killings
and gross violations of human rights, and strategies to prevent such
crimes and violations. The award committee chose 'An American
Genocide' for its meticulous and exhaustive research, theoretical
sophistication, and focus on bringing to light an important case of
genocide that has received little attention in research and broader
public discourse.

Attendance is free, but please register here:


(c) 2017 Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights


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