Tag: Holocaust

Le Gardien de nos frères (Belfond, 2016)

Ariane Bois French author and journalist Ariane Bois will present her fourth novel, Le Gardien de nos frères (Belfond, 2016), and discuss its historical context with Department of History graduate student Alexandra Steinlight. The novel illuminates a little-known episode, the...

/ March 30, 2017

Unearthing the French Jewish resistance

Ariane Bois’s novel Our Brothers’ Keeper captures the experience of Jewish resistance in Vichy France.

/ March 28, 2017

Jewish Identity in Question: The Legacy of Irène Némirovsky

Irène Némirovsky (1903-1942) was a Russian Jewish immigrant to France who achieved a brilliant career as a novelist during the 1930s but was deported as a “foreign Jew” in 1942 and died in Auschwitz.  Némirovsky’s tragic fate mirrors that of...

/ March 27, 2017

Holocaust Remembrance: Looted Art, Nazism, and Fascism

Speakers: Monica Dugot Senior Vice President/International Director of Restitution, Christie’s; formerly Deputy Director, Holocaust Claims Processing Office, NY State Banking Department Jasmin Hartmann Department for Provenance Research, City of Düsseldorf “Non signalés par les Anglais.” Provenance research on French drawings...

/ February 8, 2017


Serge and Beate Klarsfeld, in conversation with Adam Gopnik, with translation provided by Isabelle Dupuis THIS EVENT IS NOW AT CAPACITY. TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITLIST, PLEASE CLICK here. We are also planning on broadcasting this event on...

/ February 1, 2017

Paper Lives: The little known story of foreign Jews interned in Italy

Presentation: Anna Pizzuti, curator of the database and historical portal on foreign Jews in Italy during World War II, presents her work. Film screening: E42 by Cynthia Madansky, produced during her fellowship at the American Academy in Rome. The film is...

/ January 26, 2017

Symposium: Museums and the Memory of Nazi-Fascism, the Holocaust and World War II: Toward a Shared European History?

This event is part of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Click here for the complete program. Click here for information about the morning session open only to students and faculty. The program will explore a specific aspect of European efforts to foster...

/ January 24, 2017

The History of the Kindertransport and Its Long-Term Effects

Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Leo Baeck Institute present a lecture by Lilly Maier on “The History of the Kindertransport and Its Long-Term Effects.” The Kindertransport (“children’s transports”) is a remarkable story to arise out of the horrors of the Holocaust. Over 10,000 mostly...

/ December 12, 2016

Restitution, Justice, and Memory

Restoring stolen property to Holocaust victims and their heirs, a panel discussion with Elazar Barkan, Sarah Wildman and Joanne Intrator.

/ September 28, 2016
Still from the film "Demon"

A country built on corpses

Demon digs up the skeletons in Poland's closet. And not just figuratively.

/ September 23, 2016