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Geoffrey Robinson Awarded the 2019 Raphael Lemkin Book Award by the Institute for the Study of Genocide
August 5, 2019

Congratulations to Geoffrey Robinson who has won the 2019 Raphael Lemkin Book Award by the Institute for the Study of Genocide (ISG) for his book The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66. This biennial award is for the best nonfiction work that focuses on explanations of genocide, crimes against humanity, state mass killings and gross violations of human rights, and strategies to prevent such crimes and violations. The Lemkin Book Award committee’s citation unanimously chose Geoff’s work for its theoretical contributions and impressive and thorough research, and for highlighting a case that has been understudied by researchers and remains misunderstood in public discussion.

Congratulations to Geoff!