Tag: World War II

Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

A Film by Judy Kreith and Robin Truesdale NY Premiere Screening, post-screening Q&A featuring the filmmakers and a special performance of Cuban music from the film by The Pablo Moya Trio. Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels was born of the tales Marion Kreith...

/ February 15, 2018

Italian Authorities In Occupation Areas And The Nazi Extermination Of The Jews

This program is organized through a partnership between Centro Primo Levi and the Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies. It is held at the Italian Academy and is meant for students and faculty. Reservation is required. Visit the Seminar’s webpage for...

/ February 2, 2018

Ernie O’Malley Lecture: The Treasonous Irish

The Treasonous Irish: Vigilantes, Conspiracies and the Mainstream Press, 1917-1918 In this nineteenth annual Ernie O’Malley lecture, Mick Mulcrone, Emeritus Associate Professor at University of Portland, delivers “The Treasonous Irish: Vigilantes, Conspiracies and the Mainstream Press, 1917-1918”. During World War...

/ October 26, 2017

Film Screening & Discussion: Karski & the Lords of Humanity

Please join the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute for a screening of Karski & The Lords of Humanity, a partially animated documentary about a member of the Polish underground during World War II. The screening will be followed...

/ April 26, 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

SATContemporary Reading Series: Thinking Time

Thinking Time tells the story of two women who face the same predicament despite being several generations apart: Nina is infatuated by a Roma street musician; her grandmother Ruth reminisces about her love for a Nazi officer in German-occupied Norway. Navigating...

/ February 13, 2017

Music of Survival

The story of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus is one of courage and true grit – a vivid chronicle that celebrates the human spirit. This is the triumphant story of the original 17 members of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus who survived...

/ February 10, 2017

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 18, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 16, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 11, 2016