Sat Oct 28 2023
Ninth Miller Symposium: "Italy and the Holocaust" Saturday and Sunday, October 28-29, 20237:30pm - 9:00pm
Evening Keynote: "More Italian than the Italians: Italy's Jews Before and During Fascism"
Alexander Stille, Columbia University, 7:30 pm
Sun Oct 29 2023
Ninth Miller Symposium: "Italy and the Holocaust" Saturday and Sunday, October 28-29, 20239:00am - 6:30pm
9:00 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: “‘What is Left Now of My Life?’: The Italian Jewish Community Facing Fascist Persecution.”—Ilaria Pavan, IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: “Italo-German Collaboration in the Persecution of the Italian Jews”–Amedeo Osti Guerrazzi, University of Padua
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: “‘All Are Going to Devise Ways to Save Themselves. But how?’: Reactions of Italian Jews and Italian non-Jews to the Persecution and Deportation of Jews from Italy (1943-1945)”–Sara Berger, Fritz Bauer Institute, Frankfurt
3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: “The Vatican and the Holocaust in Italy: Old Controversies and New Insights”–Gerald Steinacher, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.: “Primo Levi and the Survivors of the Auschwitz Chemical Commando”–Sergio Luzzatto, University of Connecticut
5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Commentary and Closing Discussion—Moderated by Thomas Schlemmer, Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History, Munich
There is no registration required for the Miller Symposium. Lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided.