9th National Conference "Auschwitz and the Holocaust Against the Crime of Genocide in the Twentieth Century"


The theme of the conference were questions about the scale of responsibility for crimes, as well as the genesis and mechanisms of the emergence and spread of evil. Speakers and participants raised research problems evaluated from a historical, political, sociological, legal, and psychological perspective. This includes the psychological conditions of "becoming" a perpetrator, the boundaries between good and evil in the choices of individuals, the role of industry in supporting criminal systems, the helpers of perpetrators - various dimensions of collaboration in conflict areas, society's attitude to perpetrators after their return to "normal life", cultural differences in punishing those guilty of crimes, contemporary forms of taming evil, and social and political mechanisms affecting the justification of crimes.

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