ONLINERemembering the Holocaust: Voices of Survivors

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Boston College, in collaboration with Yad Vashem, will hold a three-day virtual seminar on remembering the experiences of women and children during the Holocaust. On each day, there will be a lecture followed by a small group conversation, with online resources available throughout the event.

July 18: Understanding Memory Construction

  • “Early and Later Holocaust Survivor Testimony” with Sharon Kangisser Cohen, editor-in-chief of Yad Vashem Studies

July 19: Women’s Voices During the Holocaust

  • “Jewish Women in Auschwitz-Birkenau” with Naama Shik, International School for Holocaust Studies

July 20: The Voices of Hidden Children

  • “Inside the French Convent: Female Religious Life Before the Second World War” with Carmen M. Mangion, senior lecturer in history, classics and archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London
  • “Letters To and From Parents of Children Hidden in Convents and Catholic Institutions in France during the Holocaust: What Do They Tell Us?” with Eliot Nidam-Orvieto, academic foreign affairs coordinator at Yad Vashem

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Every day , 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLast event on July 20, 2022
* Registration closes on July 18th

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