Conference presentations

Life After Death. Rebuilding Genocide Survivors’ Lives: Challenges and Opportunities. An International Conference of Survivors Kigali, Rwanda November 2001.

The Genocide Prevention Conference, FCO and Aegis, Nottinghamshire, January 2002.

The Genocidal Mind The 32nd Annual Scholars’ Conference on The Holocaust and the Churches. Kean University, New Jersey, US. March 2002.

International Association of Genocide Scholars Fifth International Association of Genocide Scholars. National University. Galway. Ireland, June 2003.

The John Sloan Dickey Centre for International Understanding Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2003

Stockholm International Forum. “Preventing Genocide Threats and Responsibilities”, Stockholm, Sweden.  Linda Melvern is listed among the presenters, experts, and panellists at the conference. January 2004

“International Media Coverage of the genocide”. The Media and the Rwanda Genocide. School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, March 2004.

The Rwanda Forum Imperial War Museum and Never Again, March 2004

“The Rwandan Genocide: A national tragedy, an international disgrace”, The Institute of Justice and Reconciliation and the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda.  Cape Town Holocaust Centre. Monday April 19, 2004

“The failure of the West to intervene”, Copenhagen Conference of the Rwandan genocide. Danish Institute for International Studies May 2004.

“History of the Rwandan Genocide”. The Rwandan Genocide and Transitional Justice: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Genocide. St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University. May 2004

“A People Betrayed” United Nations Association Oxford Branch Public Lecture 28th February 2006.

Wiener Holocaust Library. “The 1994 Genocide in Rwanda: the motive, means and opportunity”. December 2006.

17th commemorative event.  Rayburn Building, Capitol Hill, Washington DC. April 2011.

Wiener Holocaust Library. “Rwanda 1994: We Could do nothing – True or False?” November 2012.

International Decision-Making in the Age of Genocide Rwanda 1990-1994; The Hague Institute for Global Justice and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; June 2014.

Kwibuka 23. Memorial Ceremony UN Trusteeship Council UN Secretariat. Available on UN Web TV  2017 (

25th Commemoration of the Genocide, The Kigali International Conference, Kigali Convention Centre. April 2019