Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust
December 5–7, 2013
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (external link)
Co-organized by the Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Simon Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, this interdisciplinary conference brought together scholars in the humanities and social sciences to forge new analytical perspectives on collaboration in Eastern Europe. Panels addressed memory, trials, and the role of institutions such as the police, state administration, and press in the destruction of Jews and Roma in the Holocaust.
View the conference program (PDF). Watch the keynote address, “Collaboration–With Whom? German Presence and Absence in the East,” by Doris Bergen, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, on the Wiesenthal Institute’s YouTube channel (external link).