The Place of the Witness: From the Holocaust to the November 13th Attacks in Paris

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm

Social Sciences Building, Room 250

3502 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

A public lecture by Christian Delage (Director of the Institut D’Histoire Du Temps Présent, Paris)











Filmmaker and historian Christian Delage has more than 20 years of experience in researching and making films about genocide, including a renowned documentary about the Nuremberg trials. Delage led a research team to film testimonies of the women and men who lived through the night of the 2015 Paris and St. Denis attacks during which 130 people were killed in a series of coordinated jihadist attacks. Delage is also the curator of the Filming the Camps exhibition on display at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust from August 27, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

Co-sponsored by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the USC Francophone Research & Resource Center.

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Christian Delage Lecturing on Different Forms of Testimony

Language: English

Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage (Institut D’Histoire Du Temps Présent, Paris) gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on analysis of different forms of testimony — in war crimes trials, oral history repositories, and documentary - and his recent project collecting interviews about the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.


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