The Miller Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Vermont promotes scholarship, education, and public awareness of the events that brought about, constitute, and continue to issue from the Holocaust. Drawing upon the expertise of a distinguished faculty from across the University, the Miller Center offers public events throughout the year. The following events are planned for the 2019/20 academic year:  

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM
Waterman 338 (Memorial Lounge)
“The Idea of Eliminating the Leadership Would Not Let Me Rest”: Georg Elser’s Attempted Assassination of Adolf Hitler in November 1939 and Its Aftermath
Alan E. Steinweis, University of Vermont

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7:00 PM
Waterman 338 (Memorial Lounge)
Making Women Work: Privilege and Powerlessness in Nazi Germany
Elizabeth Harvey, University of Nottingham

Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:00 PM
Waterman 338 (Memorial Lounge)
The Annual Raul Hilberg Memorial Lecture
Alfred Rosenberg: Hitler’s Chief Ideologist and the Murder of the Jews
Jürgen Matthäus, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:30 PM
(please note the earlier-than-usual starting time)
Waterman 338 (Memorial Lounge)
UVM College of Arts and Sciences Full Professor Lecture
Trapped Between Nazism and Fascism: German Jews in Italy, 1933-45
Susanna Schrafstetter, University of Vermont

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7:00 PM
Waterman 338 (Memorial Lounge)
Annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture
Why? Explaining the Holocaust
Peter Hayes, Northwestern University

For details and updates, visit the Miller Center for Holocaust Studies at

Individuals requiring accommodation should contact or 802-656-7753 no later than one week before the event date.



Kevin Coburn