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Link to past events



Preview of Events for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

Please check back in late August 2015 for further details



Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:00 PM

Waterman Memorial Lounge (Room 338)



“Such Much?” Casablanca, Hitler’s Refugees, and the Hollywood Screen

Noah Isenberg, The New School


Professor Isenberg's presentation serves as the keynote lecture for the conference "Exile and Shoah," which will take place on the UVM campus October 6-8, 2015. A preliminary program can be found here. Please check back in September for a definitive program, with precise scheduling information and locations.

Underwritten by the Leonard and Carolyn Miller Distinguished Professorship for Holocaust Studies Fund and Miller Endowment


Friday, October 16, 2015, 4:00 PM

Old Mill, Jost Conference Room (Room A500)




Mixed Marriages in Nazi Germany

Maximilian Strnad, University of Munich

Underwritten by The Richard Ader/Paul Konigsberg Endowment for the UVM Center for Holocaust Studies



Monday, November 2, 2015, 7:00 PM

Waterman Memorial Lounge (Room 338)

The Annual Raul Hilberg Memorial Lecture


Daily Dilemmas: The Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Portugal, 1940-45

Marion Kaplan, New York University


The Raul Hilberg Memorial Lecture is made possible through a generous gift from Jerold D. Jacobson, Esquire, of New York City, UVM Class of 1962


Thursday, November 12, 2015, 4:30-7:00 PM

Waterman Memorial Lounge (Room 338)


Survival Underground:  Jews in Hiding in Poland and Germany during the Holocaust


Rescue Networks: Jews in Hiding in Eastern Galicia

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies



Jews on the Run: Ordinary Germans and Jewish Flights from Deportation

Susanna Schrafstetter, University of Vermont

Underwritten by the Kinsler Endowment for Holocaust Studies at UVM



Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7:00 PM

Waterman Memorial Lounge (Room 338)




The Phantom Holocaust of Soviet Cinema

Olga Gershenson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Underwritten by the Henry and Lili Altschuler Endowment at UVM



Monday, April 18, 2016, 7:00 PM

Waterman Memorial Lounge (Room 338)

Annual Holocaust Memorial Lecture


Raul Hilberg and the Beginnings of Holocaust Scholarship

Magnus Brechtken, Institute for Contemporary History, Munich


Underwritten by the Raul Hilberg Distinguished Professorship of Holocaust Studies

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