Discourses of Mass Violence in Comparative Perspective

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Discourses of Mass Violence in Comparative Perspective

Workshop, LMU Munich/online, 5 March 2021

conference report: https://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-8915


  • Jonathan Leader Maynard (International Politics, King’s College London), Ideology and Mass Killing: How Groups Justify Genocides and Other Atrocities Against Civilians
  • Christian Schneider (Social Psychology, Frankfurt am Main), Erbschaft der Gewalt – Erbschaft der Schuld? Transgenerationelle Prozesse der Gewaltverarbeitung
  • Juliane Prade-Weiss (Comparative Literature, LMU Munich), Critique and Complacency: The Problem of Complicity in Documentary Fiction
  • Talin Suciyan (Turkish Studies, LMU Munich), The Annihilating Privilege: Camouflaging Genocide within the Discourse of “Reform” 
  • Joachim Schiedermair (Nordic Philology, LMU Munich), War over Peripeties. Ole Bornedal’s TV-Drama “1864”
  • Vladimir Petrovic (Contemporary History, Institute for Contemporary History Belgrade), Vocabulary of Extreme Mass Violence: Normalization of Cleansing
  • Dominik Markl (Hebrew Bible, Pontifical Biblical Institute Rome), Do Biblical Texts Incite Mass Violence? Textual Pragmatics Versus Reception History
  • Nicolai Sinai (Islamic Studies, University of Oxford), Qur’anic Militancy and the Arab-Islamic Conquests
  • Uğur Üngör (Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Amsterdam and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies), Pre-Islamic and Early Islamic Motifs in Contemporary Middle Eastern Violence
  • Discussion, respondent: Martin von Koppenfels (Comparative Literature, LMU Munich)

Juliane Prade-Weiss, Dominik Markl & Vladimir Petrovic



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