Rights Talk

E5: Genocide, Race, and "Holding Feet to the Fire" with CCNY Prof. Eric Weitz

September 01, 2020 CCNY Downtown
Rights Talk
E5: Genocide, Race, and "Holding Feet to the Fire" with CCNY Prof. Eric Weitz
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Rights Talk
E5: Genocide, Race, and "Holding Feet to the Fire" with CCNY Prof. Eric Weitz
Sep 01, 2020
CCNY Downtown

This episode features Dr. Eric Weitz, Distinguished Professor of History at The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. Drawing on a range of case studies that are extensively examined in Wetiz's published works, the conversation focuses on the connection between the contemporary political order, genocide, and race, and the conditions under which mass atrocity crimes are likely to occur. It also engages in discussion about international human rights law and enforcement mechanisms as well as the role of social movements in advancing human rights. 

Show Notes

This episode features Dr. Eric Weitz, Distinguished Professor of History at The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. Drawing on a range of case studies that are extensively examined in Wetiz's published works, the conversation focuses on the connection between the contemporary political order, genocide, and race, and the conditions under which mass atrocity crimes are likely to occur. It also engages in discussion about international human rights law and enforcement mechanisms as well as the role of social movements in advancing human rights.