War, Conflict and Genocide Studies is an English-language series with peer-reviewed scholarly work on the impact of war, mass violence, and genocide on twentieth-century and contemporary societies, covering a broad range of historical approaches in a global context, and from diverse disciplinary perspectives.

Proposals are welcome for monographs and edited volumes blending analysis and empirical research on:

  • Colonial and postcolonial mass violence
  • Occupation regimes and societies
  • The Holocaust at the local level
  • Genocidal ideologies and propaganda
  • Perpetrators/perpetration
  • Survivor strategies and coping mechanisms
  • War crimes and genocide trials
  • Mass violence and displacement

Series editors
Karel Berkhoff, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Thijs Bouwknegt, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Peter Keppy, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Kerstin von Lingen, University of Vienna
Ingrid de Zwarte, Wageningen Universiteit/Wageningen University & Research

Geographical Scope

Chronological Scope
Twentieth and twenty-first century

Advisory Board
Prof. dr. Geoffrey Robinson, Department of History, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Prof. dr. Tanja Penter, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Prof. dr. Wendy Lower, Claremont McKenna College, USA
Dr. Kjell Anderson, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Canada
Dr. Anton Weiss-Wendt, Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies, Norway
Prof. dr. Yuma Totani, Department of History, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, USA
Prof. dr. Christoph Rass, Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Red Terror Martyrs’ Memorial Museum, Addis Ababa. Thijs Bouwknegt, 2018.