What is the purpose of a genocide conference and in what ways might such a conference "unsettle" us and contribute to a broader decolonizing project, in genocide studies and beyond? This summary of the Eleventh Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada examines some of the disruptions and connections that arose and contributed to the vitality of our meetings.


My thanks to Tricia Logan, Adam Muller, Donna Lee Frieze, Jeff Benvenuto, Daniel Feierstein. Melanie O'Brien, and David MacDonald for their comments on a previous version of this paper. My thanks to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the University of Manitoba, and Tourism Winnipeg for the funding they provided to make our conference possible.