Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summit on Sexual Violence

A global summit is currently being held in London on the problem of sexual violence in warfare. The summit, entitled “The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict,” is sponsored by the government of the United Kingdom. “For a … Continue reading

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Sikh Clash at the Golden Temple

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Swords crossed at the Golden Temple in Amristar, India, as Sikh activists and guards clashed during a commemoration of the Indian Army assault on the site in the 1984. “The…

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A Sequel to Restrepo

A sequel (of a sort) to Restrepo, the 2010 documentary film by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington about combat at a firebase in Afghanistan, is being released. The new documentary, Korengal, by Sebastian Junger attempts to contextualize the broader conflict … Continue reading

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Oral History Researcher Position

The HistoryMakers seeks to hire a full time Oral History Researcher to complete in-depth research for its video oral history interviews across a wide variety of occupations and fields (i.e. STEM, law, art, education, music, etc.). The researcher/writer will be … Continue reading

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