2016 International Conference Concluding Remarks
- Victoria Sanford, Lehman College, CUNY
- Wolf Gruner, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Chair/Moderadora: Marjorie Becker, History and English, USC
Chair/Moderadora: Beatriz Cortez, Central American Studies, CSU Northridge
Keynote/Presentación: Rosalina Tuyuc, CONAVIGUA (Coordinadora Nacional de Viudas de Guatemala / National Association of Guatemalan Widows), Guatemala
Roundtable/Mesa redonda: Sobrevivientes y refugiados del genocidio guatemalateco (Survivors and Refugees of the Guatemalan Genocide)
Chair/Moderadora: Norma Chinchilla, Sociology, CSU Long Beach
Chair/Moderadora: Bonnie Taub, Latin American Studies, UCLA
The Center's 2016 International conference began Monday, September 12, with welcome remarks from Stephen Smith, and conference organizers Wolf Gruner (USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research) and Victoria Sanford (Lehman College, CUNY).
After welcome remarks, Fredy Peccerelli from the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation (FAFG) presented on “Guatemala: New Testimonies and the Guatemalan Genocide.”
Jewish survivor Anna Czajezncky remembers her escape from Auschwitz while working in the fields outside the camp. This clip is part of the Visual History Archive's Ottawa Jewish Archives collection.
Jewish survivor Paul Landau was forced to work in a printshop within Sachsenhausen, and printed counterfeit documents and money for the Nazis. This clip is part of the Visual History Archive's Living Testimonies at McGill University collection.