- Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Theater (Museum)
- 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
2013 Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture "Holocaust Studies: Reflections and Predictions"
Join us as Dr. Peter Hayes delivers the 2013 Meyerhoff Lecture.
Dr. Hayes is the Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University. He is the author of From Cooperation to Complicity: Degussa in the Third Reich (2004) and Industry and Ideology: IG Farben in the Nazi Era (1987); editor of Lessons and Legacies III: Memory, Memorialization, and Denial (1999) and Lessons and Legacies I: The Meaning of the Holocaust in a Changing World (1991); and co-editor, with John K. Roth, of The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies (2011). His volume How Could This Happen? A Reader on the Holocaust is forthcoming in 2014. He currently serves as a member of the Museum's Academic Committee.
The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture honors excellence in research on the Holocaust and fosters dissemination of important, new Holocaust scholarship. Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff of Baltimore, Maryland, were active philanthropists in the United States and abroad, focusing especially on Jewish learning and scholarship, music, the arts, and humanitarian causes. Their children, Eleanor Katz and Harvey M. Meyerhoff, member and Chairman Emeritus of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, have endowed this lecture.
Reservations are requested. RSVP at ushmm.org/events/meyerhofflecture2013.