International Genocide Conference Biographies



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Raya Morag is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies and Head of Cinema Studies Program in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Her publications deal with post-traumatic cinema, perpetratorhood and ethics; cinema, war, and masculinity; perpetrator trauma; documentary cinema; New German Cinema; Vietnam War Films; Israeli and Palestinian second Intifada cinema; New Cambodian cinema; and corporeal-feminist film critique. Her current research projects focus on the collaborator /bystander figure and societal trauma in cinema. She is the author of Defeated Masculinity: Post-Traumatic Cinema in the Aftermath of War (Peter Lang, 2009), Waltzing with Bashir: Perpetrator Trauma and Cinema (I.B. Tauris, 2013), and Perpetrator Cinema: Confronting Genocide in Cambodian Documentary (Columbia University Press, 2020).