Social groups in conflict
Part of the "Making sense of mass violence" seminar series with Professor Abram de Swaan
In this introductory first lecture of the "Making sense of mass violence" seminar series on social groups in conflict, the following questions will be addressed: how do social conflicts become violent? How does generalized violence escalate into mass violence?
|Speaker:||Prof. Dr. Abram de Swaan is an essayist, sociologist and professor emeritus at the University of Amsterdam. In 1996, he became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most important recent book is The Killing Compartments: The Mentality of Mass Murder (Yale University Press, 2015). His full bio can be found at http://deswaan.com/|
Amsterdam University College
Science Park 113
|Convenors:||Dr. Erica Pasini & Dr. Maxim Kupovykh|