Donna-Lee Frieze


Donna-Lee Frieze is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan who has taught a graduate unit on Genocide Studies for over 10 years at Deakin University, Melbourne. Her teaching and research areas include genocide studies, film, and philosophy. She is the editor of Raphael Lemkin’s autobiography, Totally Unofficial.

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Sunday, 23 February 2014

A three-way conversation about the life and legacy of Raphael Lemkin, the Polish Jewish lawyer who coined the word “Genocide” and led the efforts to draft the first modern human rights treaty, with Donna-Lee Frieze, who has edited the unpublished manuscript of Lemkin's autobiography, and writer A L Kennedy, who  describes him as her “hero”. Chaired by Philippe Sands.

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