Genocide Studies International

Edited by Dr. Herbert Hirsch, Roger W. Smith, Dr. Henry Theriault & Dr. Maureen Hiebert

Published Biannually | E-ISSN 2291-1855 | ISSN 2291-1847

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In keeping with the objectives of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies to raise awareness by being a bridge between academia and civil society, as well as policy-makers, Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal devoted to innovative research, analysis and information. GSI is a forum for the academic study and understanding of the phenomena of genocide and the gross violation of human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion of universal human rights. It serves as a critical voice for analyzing governmental and supra-governmental efforts in the prevention of genocide. This peer-reviewed journal is interdisciplinary and comparative in nature. It welcomes submissions on individual case studies, thematic approaches, and policy analyses that relate to the history, causes, impact, aftermath, and all other aspects of genocide.

Genocide Studies International, the official journal of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, is available in print and online.

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In keeping with the objectives of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies to raise awareness by being a bridge between academia and civil society, as well as policy-makers, Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal devoted to innovative research, analysis and information. GSI is a forum for the academic study and understanding of the phenomena of genocide and the gross violation of human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion of universal human rights. It serves as a critical voice for analyzing governmental and supra-governmental efforts in the prevention of genocide. This peer-reviewed journal is interdisciplinary and comparative in nature. It welcomes submissions on individual case studies, thematic approaches, and policy analyses that relate to the history, causes, impact, aftermath, and all other aspects of genocide.

Genocide Studies International

Edited by Dr. Herbert Hirsch, Roger W. Smith, Dr. Henry Theriault & Dr. Maureen Hiebert

Published Biannually | E-ISSN 2291-1855 | ISSN 2291-1847

This Journal is online at:

GSI Online and Project MUSE

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In keeping with the objectives of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies to raise awareness by being a bridge between academia and civil society, as well as policy-makers, Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal devoted to innovative research, analysis and information. GSI is a forum for the academic study and understanding of the phenomena of genocide and the gross violation of human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion of universal human rights. It serves as a critical voice for analyzing governmental and supra-governmental efforts in the prevention of genocide. This peer-reviewed journal is interdisciplinary and comparative in nature. It welcomes submissions on individual case studies, thematic approaches, and policy analyses that relate to the history, causes, impact, aftermath, and all other aspects of genocide.

Genocide Studies International, the official journal of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, is available in print and online.

Visit the Genocide Studies International Facebook page!

Genocide Studies and Prevention online volumes will continue be available at http://bit.ly/BrowseGSI

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  • Editorial board

    Editors
    Herbert Hirsch is a Professor of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he teaches courses on American politics; political psychology; and the politics of war, violence and genocide. He is the author of several books and numerous articles and book reviews, including Genocide and the Politics of Memory (1995), and Anti-Genocide: Building an American Movement to Prevent Genocide (2002).

    Roger W. Smith is Professor Emeritus of Government at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where he has taught political theory and the comparative study of genocide. Prof. Smith has written extensively on the nature, language, history and denial of genocide. In addition to numerous articles, he is the editor and co-author of Guilt: Man and Society, and editor of Genocide: Essays Toward Understanding, Early-Warning, and Prevention.

    Henry Theriault is a Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Worcester State University, where from 1999 to 2007 he served as Coordinator of the Center for the Study of Human Rights. His research focuses on genocide denial, genocide prevention, post-genocide perpetrator-victim relations and reparations, and mass violence against women.

    Maureen Hiebert is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She currently teaches courses in genocide, comparative politics, law and politics, humanitarian law, and socio-legal studies at the University of Calgary and has been a faculty member at the Genocide and Human Rights University Program teaching units in comparative genocide theory and the Cambodian genocide since 2006.

    Hazel Cameron is a Lecturer in the School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews, where from 2012 to 2015 she served as Director for the Centre of Peace and Conflict Studies. She currently teaches genocide studies to both undergraduate students and postgraduate students of the M. Litt Peace and Conflict Studies. Her research focuses on global elite bystanders to genocide and mass violence, with a particular regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa.

    Book Review Editor
    Samuel Totten
    Genocide Studies International
    18967 Melanie Rd.
    Springdale, AR 72764
    U.S.A.
    Email: gsibookreviews@gmail.com

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Taner Akçam, Department of History, Clark University
    Alex Alvarez, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University
    Doris Bergen, Department of History, University of Toronto
    Hazel Cameron, Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews
    Israel Charny, Executive Director, Institute on the Holocaust Genocide
    Gerry Caplan, Independent Scholar
    Vahakn Dadrian, Director of Genocide Research, Zoryan Institute
    Khatchik Der Ghougassian, International Relations, Universidad de San Andrés
    Craig Etcheson, Visiting Scholar at Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University
    Helen Fein, International Security Program, Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
    Elisa von Joeden Forgey, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania
    Sévane Garibian, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva and University of Neuchâtel
    David Gaunt, Department of History, Södertörn University
    Amanda Grzyb, Faculty of Media Information Studies, University of Western Ontario
    Marko Attila Hoare, School Of Economics, History And Politics, Kingston University
    David Kilgour, Former Member of Parliament
    Alan Kuperman, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Austin
    Diana Lenton, Department of Anthropology, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad de Santiago del Estero and Cordoba, Researcher at CONICET
    Armen Marsoobian, Department of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University
    Robert Melson, Emeritus, Department of Political Science and Jewish Studies Program, Purdue University
    Martin Mennecke, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
    William W. Newmann, Department of Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Nicholas Robins, Department of History, North Carolina State University
    Victoria Sanford, Department of Anthropology, Lehman College
    David Scheffer, Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman Professor of Law; Director, Centre for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law
    Robert Skloot, Emeritus, Theatre and Drama; and Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Alette Smeulers, Department of Criminal Law, Tilburg Law School
    Colin Tatz, School of Politics International Relations, Australian National University
    Rebecca Tinsley, Journalist and Founder of Waging Peace
    Hannibal Travis, Florida International University College of Law
    Ugur Üngör, Department of History, Universiteit Utrechts
    John H. Weiss, Department of History, Cornell University

  • Open Access Policy

    In response to the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications, Genocide Studies International has developed a plan to ensure our authors are able to comply with the policy. There are two open access options allowed by the Tri-Agency, green and gold:

    Green Open Access
    Twelve (12) months after publication of the version of record (i.e., the article after copyediting, tagging, typesetting, etc.), the author may deposit a copy of the accepted article in their institutional repository with a DOI or direct link to the version of record. Please let us know when the deposit is made so that we can update our records.

    Gold Open Access
    At publication, the final version of record will become freely available on our primary platform, utpjournals.press. The Author Publication Charge is $3,000.

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  • Author resources

    Click here for the Submission Guidelines

    Questions may be directed to the GSI Editors at the address below. Genocide Studies International reviews only complete manuscripts. The editors are not able to offer advisory opinions based on an inquiry, or make a decision based the description of an article or an abstract.

    Editorial Office
    C/O Professor Herb Hirsch
    L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond, VA, USA, 23284
    E-mail: genstudintl@outlook.com

    To inquire about submitting books for review, or becoming a reviewer for the journal, please contact:

    Book Review Editor
    Genocide Studies International
    c/o Sam Totten
    18967 Melanie Rd.
    Springdale, AR 72764
    U.S.A.
    Email: gsibookreviews@gmail.com