Now Available Online! Genocide Studies International 14.2

07 Jun 2023

June 6, 2023: The Zoryan Institute and the University of Toronto Press (UTP) are pleased to announce that Genocide Studies International (GSI) Vol. 14, No. 2 is now available online!

About the Issue

This issue of Genocide Studies International explores a wide span of topics and themes, ranging from the recognition of the Assyrian Genocide in Sweden to forced marriages during the Cambodian Genocide. The papers in this issue analyze the evolution of genocide recognition, legal strategies for addressing ongoing genocides, and the impact of definitions on recognition. Learn more about the papers featured in 14.2 below.


When the Assyrian Tragedy Became Seyfo: A Study of Swedish-Assyrian Politics of Memory by Svante Lundgren. Read here!

How to Win a Genocide Case: Analyzing the Triple Strategy of the Advocates of the Rohingya in Myanmar by Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen. Read here!

US Federal Off-Reservation Boarding Schools and Ethnocide’s Benevolent Perpetrator by Stefanie Kunze. Read here!

The Genocide Convention and Presidential Priorities, 1948–1988 by Bailey D. Barnei. Read here!

Families Formed Under Forced Marriage During the Genocide in Cambodia: Exploring the Perspectives of Men, Women, and Children by Myriam Denov, Antonio Piolanti, Pok Panhavichetr, and Sopheap Suong. Read here!

Ronan Lee. Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech by Swapna Gopinath. Read here!


More About Genocide Studies International

Genocide Studies International is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to raising knowledge and awareness on genocide, human rights, crimes against humanity, and related mass atrocities by providing a forum for the publication of original papers that take interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to critically analyze genocide and other forms of mass violence.

The journal is sponsored, owned, and operated by the Zoryan Institute and published twice a year by the University of Toronto Press.

How to Subscribe to Genocide Studies International

Individual online subscriptions provide access to all online content for one year from the purchase date. Individual articles may also be purchased by navigating to the article’s full-text page and selecting a single article access option.

How to Submit to Genocide Studies International

The journal is currently inviting submissions through two separate calls for manuscripts to Genocide Studies International. There is a general open call for submissions in which we are seeking manuscripts from across disciplines that contextualize these issues in relation to conflict, exploitation, colonialism, racism, bigotry, sexism, oppression, and globalization. Learn more about this call for papers.

The journal will also be releasing a special issue on the topic of Indigenous language erasure and revitalization later this year . We are seeking submissions from scholars across disciplines that contextualize Indigenous language erasure as it relates to human rights, conflict, exploitation, colonialism, racism, bigotry, sexism, oppression, and globalization. Manuscripts that explore gaps, challenges, and opportunities for action in protecting and revitalizing Indigenous languages are also welcomed. Learn more about this call for papers.

GSI Co-Editors

Dr. Alex Alvarez is a Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University.

Adam Muller is Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies graduate programs at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Jennifer Rich is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Henry C. Theriault is an Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Worcester State University