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The University of Barcelona holds a conference by the expert on studies of the Holocaust Michael Berenbaum

Conference of Michael Berenbaum

Conference of Michael Berenbaum

30/11/2017

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The researcher Michael Berenbaum, will give a conference on his topic of expertize on the Holocaust at the University of Barcelona, invited by the European Observatory on Memories of the Solidarity Foundation of the UB. The event will take place on December 4, at 6.30 p.m. in the staff room of Josep Carner building, at the Faculty of Philology. This activity is free and available for all those who register in this online form.

The conference was organized on the occasion of the world opening of the mobile exhibition “Auschwitz”, which has more than 600 original objects from the concentration camp, and will be opened on December 1 in Canal Art Centre in Madrid.

Michael Berenbaum, expert on studies of the Holocaust, was the deputy director of the Commission on the Holocaust of President Jimmy Carter (1979-1980), project director of the USHMM’s Holocaust Research Institute (1993-1997). From 1997 to 1999 he was the president and CEO of Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, created by Steven Spielberg. He is currently the commissioner of the “Auschwitz” exhibition and director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and Berenbaum Group.

 

 

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