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Panel I

The Evolution of the Holocaust In Hungary: New Sources and Approaches

This panel addressed new resources and topics relating to the history and historiography of the Holocaust in Hungary, including the evolution of antisemitism and mass violence, the Hungarian forced labor system, and insights gained into postwar life and identity of Hungarian Jews through personal letters and papers.

Chair/Respondent: Holly Case, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University, and 2002–2003 Yetta Jacob Gelman Fellow and 2007–2008 Pearl Resnick Postdoctoral Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Gábor Kádár, Senior Historian, Hungarian Jewish Archives, and 2003–2004 Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Morphology of Antisemitic Mass Violence during and after the Holocaust in Hungary

Rebekah Klein-Pejšová, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, Purdue University
Across the Iron Curtain: Hungarian Jewish Refugees in Austria, 1945–1950

László Csősz, Senior Historian, Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest, and 2006–2007 Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellow and 2013–14 Tziporah Wiesel Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Evolution of the Labor Service System in Hungary