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Ghettos During the Holocaust

Ghettos During the Holocaust
Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School
Time: Mar 6th, 1:30 pm End: Mar 6th, 5:30 pm
Interest Categories: Sociology (FAS), Slavic Studies (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Music, Faculty of , Jewish Studies, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 1900-1950
A Symposium featuring Samuel Kassow and Dan Michman

The Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair in Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto present:

Ghettos during the Holocaust

A Symposium featuring

  • Samuel Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History, Trinity College
  • Dan Michman, Chief Historian of Yad Veshem and Professor of Modern Jewish History and Chair of the Finkler Institute of Holocaust Research at Bar-Illan University

Professor Kassow will speak on his prize-winning book, Who Will Write Our History: Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto, and Professor Michman will present from his new work on The Emergence of Jewish Ghettos During the Holocaust.  Responses from Anna Hajkova, Elizabeth Strauss, and Sylwia Szymanska-Smolkin, followed by discussion with the audience.

Acclaimed singer Mitch Smolkin will perform songs from the ghettos.

Free Admission / General Seating

Registration is required, as seating is limited:  to register, please click here.

For more information, please contact Anna Rittinger at (416) 946-9537.

If you require an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Anna Rittinger by 22 February 2011.

This event is presented by The Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair in Holocaust Studies and the Faculty of Arts and Science, with the support of:


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