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Panel II


Remembering the Holocaust In Post-Communist Hungary

This panel explored the ways in which the memory of the Holocaust in Hungary is framed, contextualized, and understood by individuals, institutions, and government actors in the post-communist period. Contemporary questions and issues of nationalism as it relates to historical “revisionism” of the Holocaust in Hungary today were also addressed. 

Chair/Respondent: Paul Hanebrink, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University, and 1999–2000 Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Presenters:

Árpád von Klimó, Associate Professor of History, Catholic University
The Catholic Church, Nationalism, and Antisemitism in Hungary since 1989

Jeffrey Stevenson Murer, Lecturer on Collective Violence, University of St. Andrews
Fantasies of Hate: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Roma Politics of the Contemporary Hungarian Radical Right

Zoltán Tibori Szabó, Senior Scientific Researcher and Associate Professor, Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Department of Political, Administrative, and Communication Sciences
The Holocaust in Transylvania