As the field of genocide studies has grown and diversified in the 21st century, the impact of digital technology has taken on increasing importance.


From the digitalization of archives that document genocide atrocities to the use of this technology in the capture and prosecution of perpetrators, the landscape of interdisciplinary genocide studies and genocide prevention is rapidly changing.


At the same time, the rise of social media and the world wide web have facilitated the propagation of hate and dissemination of genocidal and related ideologies.



19 to 23 July

Time Zone CEST

Day 1: Monday, July 19

11:30h-14h morning sessions
14h-17h30: Keynotes & Plenary sessions
17h30-21h: Afternoon Sessions


Day 2: Tuesday, July 20

10:30h-13h Morning Sessions
13h-17h30: Keynotes & Plenary Sessions
17:30h-21h: Afternoon Sessions


Day 3: Wednesday, July 21

11:30h-14h Morning Sessions
14h-17h30: Keynotes & Plenary Sessions
17:30h-21h: Afternoon Sessions


Day 4: Thursday, July 22

11h-13h15 Morning Sessions
13h15-17h30: Keynotes & Plenary Sessions
17:30h-21h: Afternoon Sessions


Day 5: Friday, July 23

11:30h-14h Morning Sessions
14h-17h: Keynotes & Plenary Sessions
17h-18h30: Afternoon Sessions


Where Will I Go?

 The Rohingya Dilemma (2021)




Authors and co-authors:

The full 5-day IAGS Conference has a unique fee of 45€ in Euros (VAT included, bank commissions not included).

Conference registration is only available through https://www.conftool.com/iags2021. Please log into your user account and register as a participant. Forms of payment allowed: bank transfer and credit/debit card.

Please remember that you must also be a current member of the IAGS to be able to present your contribution at the conference.  For more information on how to become an IAGS member please visit: https://genocidescholars.org/join/

IAGS will offer grants to cover the fees of the conference. For more information please contact Armen Marsoobian: armen.marsoobian@genocidescholars.org

Registration closes the 10th of June 2021

General public:

Full 5-day IAGS Conference has a fee of 50€ 

(VAT included bank commissions not included).

Please create a user account through https://www.conftool.com/iags2021

and then register as a participant to proceed to the payment. 

Forms of payment allowed: bank transfer or credit/debit card.

Registration closes the 12th July 2021

Cancellation policy:

Until 30th June 2021 cancellation requests will have 80% refund of the registration fee paid.

The remaining 20% of the fee contributes to administration costs incurred.

From 1st July 2021 cancellation requests received are no longer eligible for a refund. 




International Association of Genocide Scholars

  • Henry C. Theriault, president of IAGS, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Worcester State University, (US)

  • Armen Marsoobian, First Vice President of IAGS, Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department, Southern Connecticut State University (US)

  • Sara Elise Brown, Advisory Board of IAGS, Executive Director Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (CHHANGE), Brookdale Community College (US)

  • Sarah Snyder, PhD Candidate History of Ideas, Ackerman Center of Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas (US)

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University of Barcelona, Faculty of Law - Host Institution


  • Elisenda Calvet Martínez, Assistant Professor of International Law, co-coordinator of the Law Clinic Fight Against Impunity, University of Barcelona (Spain)

  • Rosa Ana Alija Fernández, Associate Professor of International Law, co-coordinator of the Law Clinic Fight Against Impunity, University of Barcelona (Spain)

  • Aitor Diaz Anabitarte, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Barcelona (Spain)

  • Noemi Morell Alsina, Adjunct Lecturer of International Law, University of Barcelona (Spain)



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