Confronting Hate: Lessons from Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Activity information

Activity type: Public activity

Organisation name: Belfast City Council


United Kingdom

This online presentation organised by Belfast City Council and hosted by Professor James Waller will draw on his face-to-face interviews with perpetrators of genocide and mass atrocity. His presentation will explore how ordinary people become capable of committing extraordinary evil. It will examine how human and civil rights can become eroded and how hate and intergroup conflict can escalate. Professor Waller will provide insights into the importance of challenging the hate that gives rise to exclusion and division and the importance of promoting and protecting human and civil rights.

Organiser Name

Leish Dolan

Other organisation(s) involved

Keene State College, New Hampshire

Organiser Email

[email protected]