Hall Center For The Humanities


Conflicting Memories of the Holocaust
Dr. Daniel Blatman & Dr. Renee Poznanski

"Conflicting Memories of the Holocaust"
Special Events

Fri., Sep. 15, 2006, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Hall Center Conference Hall
Dr. Daniel Blatman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"The Indefinite Identity of the Victim: Poles, Jews and the Conflicting Memory of the Holocaust"

Dr. Renee Poznanski, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
"Jewish Voices in a 'Strange Silence': Jews and the Shoah in France after Vichy"

*Co-sponsored by The Graduate School/International Studies, the Hall Center, the Department of History, Jewish Studies, the Provost's Office, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

This event features lectures by two senior Israeli scholars, both of whom are currently visiting fellows at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Daniel Blatman is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the author, editor and co-editor of numerous scholarly publications including For Our Freedom and Yours: The Jewish Labor Bund, 1939-1949 (Yad Vashem, 1996) which has been translated into English and French and Reportage from the Ghetto, The Jewish Underground press in Warsw, 1939-1945 (2002) which was recently published in French. The recipient of the Jacob Buchman Prize for the Memory of the Holocaust and the Pridan Prize for Studies in East European Jewish History, Professor Blatman has held visiting professorships at Tel Aviv University, New York University and Georgetown University.

Ren?e Poznanski is Yaakov and Poria Avnon Professor of Holocaust Studies in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben Gurion University (Israel). A recipient of the Jacob Buchman Prize for the Memory of the Holocaust, Professor Poznanski is the author of Jews in France during World War Two (2001) which was a finalist for the 2002 Koret Jewish Book Award in History. For her editorial and translation work on S.M. Dubnov?s Letters on Old and New Judaism (Paris, 1989) Professor Poznanski was awarded the Henri Hertz Prize of the Rectorat of Paris.
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