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Watch the Annual Shapiro Scholar Lecture: Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony

Experience the public lecture by leading Holocaust scholar Christopher R. Browning (2018 Shapiro Scholar in Residence) entitled "Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps".


Watch Alex Hinton's lecture "Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer"

In November, Professor Alex Hinton (Rutgers University Newark) visited the Center to discuss his new book Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer. Watch his lecture or read a summary here.




Explore "Otherworldliness" in Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

In March, the Center's 2017-2018 Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies Kathryn Brackney (Yale University) gave a public lecture about her month of research exploring language of "otherworldliness" in Holocaust testimonies in the Visual History Archive. Read a summary of her lecture here.


Center Blog

February 6, 2018

The future of Polish-Israeli relations can be driven by compassion and forgiveness, or a retreat behind walls of fossilized antisemitism, essentialist prejudice, nationalistic egotism, and fear.

By Maria Zalewska

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