Interim Director, Center for Holocaust Studies to Lecture
Release Date: 02-04-2008
Holocaust historian and interim director for the Carolyn and Leonard Miller Center for Holocaust Studies, Francis R. Nicosia, will lecture on "Hachschara and Haavara: Jewish Sources and Nazi Emigration Policy Before the Final Solution" at the University of Vermont on Wednesday, February 6 at 3 p.m. in John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill.
Nicosia, professor of history at Saint Michaelís College, is the author of Zionism and Anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany, The Third Reich and the Palestine Question, and co-author of the textbook The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust. He has also co-edited four books on topics such as the resistance to Hitler and national socialism, the medical profession, business and industry, and the arts in Nazi Germany, and has edited two volumes in the 22-volume series Archives of the Holocaust.
His more than twenty peer-reviewed essays in scholarly journals and collections in English and German include six essays in The Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook, the preeminent journal on Central European Jewish history. Nicosia has given numerous public lectures at universities and research institutions in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Austria, and Israel. He is currently writing a comprehensive history of Nazi policy in the Middle East before and during World War II.
For more information contact Craig Wells at 656-3702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.