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May 07, 2018
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Free

Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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The Big Questions of Holocaust History
Public Program
At the Museum’s dedication in April 1993, Elie Wiesel (right) lights the eternal flame with President Bill Clinton and and Museum Chairman Harvey Meyerhoff (left). <i>Agence France Presse</i>
At the Museum’s dedication in April 1993, Elie Wiesel (right) lights the eternal flame with President Bill Clinton and and Museum Chairman Harvey Meyerhoff (left). Agence France Presse

The Museum’s 25th anniversary calls for reflection and inquiry. In conversation with Mandel Center Acting Director Wendy Lower, four leading scholars in the field of Holocaust studies will discuss what they have learned about historical forces, human nature, and the fragility of our ethical frameworks.

Speakers
Christopher R. Browning,
Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Debórah Dwork,  Rose Professor of Holocaust History, and Founding Director, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University
Peter Hayes, Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, Northwestern University
Kristen Monroe, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, and Director, UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality, University of California, Irvine

Moderator
Wendy Lower,
Acting Director, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A reception will follow the panel discussion.

This program was made possible through the generosity of the Judith B. and Burton P. Resnick Fund for the Study of Antisemitism. 
 



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