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Why Genocide Survivors Can Offer a Way to Heal from the Trauma of the Pandemic

This article was originally published in The Conversation. The pandemic has been a period of acute trauma at many levels. More than 3 million people have died globally from COVID-19, including over …

Jean Gakwandi: Rwanda Ministry Brings Genocide Survivors Hope

This article was originally published in Christianity Today, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality.  It was raining ferociously, causing the women and orphans to move away from the …

USC Institute of Armenian Studies: Unpacking Armenian Studies with Dr. Donald Miller

CRCC’s Donald E. Miller appeared on New Roads, a podcast by the Institute for Armenian Studies at USC. He talks about the oral histories of Rwandan and Armenian genocide survivors, as well …

VOA News: Rwandan, Armenian Genocides Remembered in April

April 7 marks the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide. To mark the day, Voice of America featured Donald and Lorna Miller’s new book, Becoming Human Again: An …

Can Religion Help Survivors Regain Their Humanity? A Reflection on the Rwandan Genocide

The following article originally appear in Tui Motu InterIslands Magazine, a New Zealand publication. One of the first survivors that I interviewed in Rwanda after the 1994 genocide told me that his …

Becoming Human Again: An Oral History of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi

Becoming Human Again: An Oral History of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi By Donald E. Miller with Lorna Touryan Miller and Arpi Misha Miller (University of California Press, 2020) Genocide involves …

Arab News: Miller on Remembering the Armenian Genocide

April 24, 1915 marked the beginning of the brutal Armenian Genocide where up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire. Now over a century later, the Turkish government continues …

The Rwanda Library

The Rwanda Library is a collection of 100 videotaped interviews with orphans and widows who survived the Rwandan Genocide. CRCC’s co-founder Donald E. Miller and his wife, Lorna, conducted these interviews over …

Countering Pessimism and Despair: An Encounter with Two Spiritual Exemplars

As we enter 2019, two emotions seem to be dominant: political pessimism and personal anxiety. These feelings are rooted in the dysfunctions of government and economic instability, both of which are legitimate …

101 Years After the Armenian Genocide: Pass These 3 Lessons on to your Children

Donald Miller gave this speech at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument in Montebello, CA on April 23. As we look back on the Armenian genocide from the perspective of 101 years, it is useful to …

20 Years After the Rwandan Genocide: Don Miller Interview on Civilnet

CRCC’s executive director Don Miller, a scholar of both the Armenian and Rwandan genocides, spoke to the Armenian news organization Civilnet about the 20 years that have passed since the the ruling …

Rwanda Rising

(Photo: Lorna Miller with family friends in Kigali) The slogan “Never Again” rings false to me, since a more appropriate refrain seems to be “Once Again,” especially given what happened in Darfur …

Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide

Portraits of Survival and Hope. Photographs by Jerry Berndt.

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope Donald E. Miller & Lorna Touryan Miller, Authors (University of California Press: 2003)           A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, …

Survivors: An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide

 Survivors: An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide Donald E. Miller, Author (University of California Press: 1993)             Between 1915 and 1923, over one million Armenians died, …