Conley-Zilkic publications

Books |Book Chapters | Essays, Articles & Op-Eds | Interviews, Lectures & Remarks | Exhibitions & Multimedia Productions


ed. How Mass Atrocities End: Studies from Guatemala, Burundi, Indonesia, the Sudans, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.("Introduction" and "Bosnia-Herzegovina: Endings Real and Imagined")

Book Chapters

"The Pistol on the Wall: How Coercive Military Intervention Limits Atrocity Prevention Policies" in Reconstructing Atrocity Prevention, edited by Sheri Rosenberg, Tibi Galis, and Alex Zucker. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

“Who is the Subject of Atrocities Prevention?” in Mass Atrocities, Risk and Resilience: Rethinking Prevention, edited by Stephen McLoughlin, Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2015.

"Rights on Display: Museums and Human Rights Claims.”The Human Rights Paradox: Universality and its Discontents, edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, 61-80. Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2014

 “What Do You Want?: On Witnessing Genocide Today.”The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust, ed. Nancy R. Goodman and Marilyn Meyers (London, New York: Routledge, 2012).

with Ariana Berengaut. "Displacement and Genocide.” Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, ed. Immanuel Ness, Peter Bellwood, Alex Julca, Donna, Gabaccia, Saër Maty Bâ, Sari Safitri (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

with Samuel Totten. “Easier Said Than Done: The Challenges of Preventing and Responding to Genocide.” Century of Genocide, Third Edition (New York, London: Routledge, 2008).

“Speaking Plainly About Chechnya: On the limits of the juridical model of human rights advocacy” in Non-Governmental Politics, ed. Michel Feher (Brooklyn, NY: Zone Books, 2007).

Essays, Articles & Op-Eds

"Preventing and Responding to Mass Atrocities: Insights for the African Union" World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School, African Politics, African Peace Research Briefing Paper, June 2016.

"Clashing Measures of Legitimacy in African Security Sector Reform: Implications for Efforts to Protect Civilians" Human Security Institute at The Fletcher School, Occasional Paper, June 2016, 1:3.

with Saskia Brechenmacher and Aditya Sarkar. "Assessing the Anti-Atrocity Toolbox" World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School, Occasional Paper, February 2016.

 “Who is the Subject of Atrocities Prevention?” Global Responsibility to Protect, Vol.6, Issue 4:430 – 452, 2014

with Alex de Waal.“Setting the Agenda for Evidence-based Research on Ending Mass Atrocities.” Journal of Genocide Research, Volume 16 Issue 1: 55-76, 2014

with de Waal, Alex. “What Sir William Would do in Syria.” The New York Times. September 5, 2013

with de Waal Alex, and Jens Meierhenrich. 2012.  “How Mass Atrocities End: An Evidence Based Counter Narrative.” Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Vo.l 35:3 (Winter 2011)

with David Small. “From Memory To Action: Engaging Visitors in a Holocaust Museum." Interpretation: Journal of the Association for Heritage Interpretation (2011)

“From Memory To Action: How a Holocaust Museum Works to Prevent Genocide.”Museums Fighting for Human Rights, ed. Greg Chamberlain (England and Wales: Museum-ID, 2011).

with Alex de Waal. “Reflections on How Genocidal Killings Are Brought to an End.” Social Science Research Council’s collection of online forums, (2006).

 “For Chechnya’s Women, Hope Dies Last,” Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2004.

"What Barbed Wire Can't Enclose", Alphabet City 7: Social Insecurity (Toronto), Sept. 2000.

Interviews, Lectures & Remarks

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget and Alex de Waal, “How Mass Atrocities End,” panel at International Association of Genocide Scholars, Siena, July 2013

Exhibitions and Multimedia Productions

Host, Voices on Genocide Prevention, monthly online audio interview program (January 2008 – August 2011).

Curator, From Memory To Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide Today, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (open 2009 - 2014).

Producer, multimedia presentation, Our Walls Bear Witness, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (November 20 – 27, 2006) 

Producer, “Defying Genocide” (15 mins., U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Committee on Conscience, 2006). 

Curator, Abandoned At Srebrenica: Ten Years Later, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, (July 2005).

Producer and Director, “Darfur Eyewitness” (10 mins., U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Committee on Conscience, 2005).