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2024 Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:30 pm

Email: wolpow.institute@wwu.edu

Welcome to The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity (RWI) at Western Washington University!

The RWI is a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO) and the National Higher Education Leadership Consortium of Directors of Centers in Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies.

Upcoming RWI-sponsored Events

Christopher DesRivières - Center for Canadian American Studies Series

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February 27, 2024 12:00 pm PST

"Reconciling Our Built Heritage: The Decolonization of 100 Wellington to the Indigenization of the Indigenous Peoples Building"

Student #Unplug Event

Save the Dates poster, with the 1/30/24: 3-4 pm and 2/29/24 4-5 pm dates for meetings
February 29, 2024 4:00pm PST WL 571

Our last Student Unplug Event of winter quarter!

Lunch & Learn: Danil Vishniakov

Danil smiling in front of a building
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 12:00-1:00pm PST Miller Hall 113

Danil Vishniakov, Class of 2016

Presentation with three people on stage, with shadowed audience members in front
Noemi and the RWI team smiling
Hidden Silence lecture, with powerpoint on screen and audience