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***CANCELLED*** Esteemed Holocaust Scholar Christopher Browning to Speak at UConn

Monday, April 20, 2020
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Student Union Theater

"World-renowned Holocaust expert Professor Emeritus Christopher Browning will present "Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony 75 Years After Liberation" for the annual Academic Convocation on the Holocaust. This is made possible by the I. Martin and Janet M. Fierberg Fund. The lecture is free and open to the public. Preceding the event, a reception will be held from 4:00-5:00 pm at the UConn Foundation. On this evening, we will also mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Center for Judaic Studies and recognize the many accomplishments of the Center over the past four decades, building on our past to prepare a bright future for students at UConn. About the Speaker: Christopher Browning is UNC-Chapel Hill Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus. The author of multiple texts on the history of the Holocaust, he is most well known for "Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland," which has become a required text for any Holocaust history class. "

This is an Honors Event. Categories: Multiculturalism & Global Citizenship OR Social Change, Service, & Sustainability

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Contact:

Pamela Weathers, pamela.weathers@uconn.edu

Honors Program (primary), Neag School of Education

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