Conley-Zilkic publications

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

Book Chapters

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget. "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

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget. “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).

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget, 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).

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget, 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

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

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget and 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

de Waal, Alex and, Bridget Conley-Zilkic. “What Sir William Would do in Syria.” The New York Times. September 5, 2013

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

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

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget. “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).

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

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

Conley-Zilkic, Bridget. "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).