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Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Syrian boy plays the violin at refugee encampment, Edirne, Turkey, September 2015

Holocaust Memorial Lecture Series

2019 Memorial Lecture: "Is the Past a Foreign Country? Holocaust Memory and Education in the 21st Century"

Ronald Leopold, Executive Director of the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

To watch: Ronald Leopold Lecture

Previous Holocaust Memorial Lectures

[2018] Debórah Dwork, "Americans to the Rescue during the Nazi Years"

[2017] Jennifer Teege, "My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me"

[2016] "Voices of Terezin: Music and Witness"

[2015] **Wendy Lower", "Hitler’s Furies: Researching Women Perpetrators, Accomplices and Witnesses to the Holocaust" Hitler’s Furies

[2014] Eva Hoffman, "Across Generations and Cultures: Reflections on the Long Aftermath"

[2013] Daniel Mendelsohn, “’Lost’ Between Memory and History: Writing the Holocaust" for the Next Generation

[2012] Dr. Timothy Snyder, "Bloodlands: Eastern Causes of the Holocaust"

[2011] Fr. Patrick Desbois, "The Holocaust by Bullets: An Evening with Father Patrick Desbois"

[2010] Dr. Samson Munn, "Next Generation Responsibilities for Witness and Healing"

[2009] Gerda Weissmann Klein, "All But My Life. One Survivor Remembers"

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