Holocaust scholars long relied on documents and survivor testimonies to help reconstruct the history of that tragic event. Now, they’re turning to wordless witnesses to learn more: pictures.
From Germany to Georgetown, the Global North has a lot to learn about reckoning successfully with past human rights wrongs.
Stop blaming video games for violent acts, a digital culture expert says. Instead, look to the link with public health to help us deal with a complicated culture of violence.
Mentally ill, white supremacist video game-playing men are pushing rates of mass homicide ever higher in the US? The real data is more nuanced than common misperceptions suggest.
As a federal school safety commission searches for ways to lessen school violence, a psychology professor advises the commission that focusing on violence in entertainment media is a waste of time.
After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.
This story typically has two acts. First come the women’s reports of harassment – followed by the inevitable dismissal and undermining of them. Could this time be different?
Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump’s response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state’s past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
Australia’s key foundation stories have a narrative arc based on the slow simmering of social tension and anxiety culminating in an explosive release of group hostility. Was Cronulla any different?
In a watershed moment for Indonesia’s history, the deadly 1965 anti-communist purge transformed Indonesia from an independent Asian nation in the midst of Cold War into a pro-Western country.