Genocide, Survivorship, and Reconciliation: A Conversation with Kizito Kalima

Please join us for a conversation with Kizito D. Kalima, the Founder and Executive Director of the Peace Center for Forgiveness & Reconciliation, a public speaker, and an advocate for genocide survivors.

The Kalima family was devastated by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Kizito will speak about his experience as a genocide survivor and how he approaches the process of reconciliation in the aftermath of atrocity. There will be a Q+A session during which attendees are invited to ask questions. The event will be followed by a book signing.

Moderated by Dr. Brigitte Stepanov, Assistant Professor, School of Modern Languages

This is a hybrid event, free and open to all.

In-person: Clough 152. Online: register here

Presented by Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts; School of Modern Languages; School of Literature, Media, and Communication; The Atlanta Global Studies Center (Georgia Tech and Georgia State University); and The Consulate General of France in Atlanta.

Event Details


  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Clough 152

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Brigitte Stepanov
Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

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