Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center and Iona College William H. Donat Commemoration: Teaching the Holocaust Where It Happened with Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Annamaria Orla-Bukowska

Contact Person Name: 
Julie Scallero
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Date and Time: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Event Description: 

Dr. Annamaria Orla-Bukowska, a social anthropologist at the Institute of Sociology at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, will discuss how the Holocaust is addressed in countries that were occupied by the Third Reich.   It is important to address the perpetration of, collaboration in, and witnessing of the destruction of their Jewish compatriots.  No country has to face this more than Poland.  This places an extraordinary responsibility upon Polish society today to teach about the Shoah to its own citizens as well as facilitate learning for citizens from around the world.

The event is free and open to all.

Contact Person Phone: 
(914)696-0738
Other Location: 
Iona College-Spellman Hall
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
United States