31 MARCH - 01 APRIL 2014
Jürgen Zimmerer is Professor of History at the University of Hamburg/Germany and President of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS). Between 2005 and 2011 he served as Editor/Senior Editor of the Journal of Genocide Research and was from 2007 to 2011 Founding Director of the Sheffield Centre for the Study of Genocide and Mass Violence. His research interests include German Colonialism, Comparative Genocide, Colonialism and the Holocaust, Critical Prevention Studies and Environmental Violence and Genocide. He is author and editor of ten books and journal special issues, the latest of which is "Climate Change and Genocide", special issue of the International Journal of Human Rights 2/14 (in press).