The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Dec 15, 2017
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Between Jews and Nazis: the Grey Zone of Consciousness


2:00 pm

Amos Goldberg is the chair of the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His main field of research is Holocaust history and memory. Among his...
Dec 6, 2017
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Zohar Maor (Bar Ilan University) on Martin Buber

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street
5:00 pm

Information is forthcoming.
Dec 5, 2017
Jennifer Hansen Glucklich

Holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and Challenges of Misrepresentation

Herter Hall 227
2:30 pm

In this presentation, Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich, assistant professor of German from the University of Mary Washington, will discuss ways in which three museums commemorate the Holocaust: Yad Vashem...

Holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and the Challenges Of Representation

227 Herter Hall
2:30 pm

In this presentation, Professor Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich will discuss ways in which three museums commemorate the Holocaust – Yad Vashem in Jerusalem; the Jewish Museum Berlin; and the United...
Nov 14, 2017
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Sisters of the Resistance: American Women Who Joined the French Resistance

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
5:00 pm

Alex Kershaw...
Oct 26, 2017
Uta Larkey

Tamid Kadima: Zionism in Jewish DP Camps in Post-WWII Germany

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
4:00 pm

Uta Larkey will examine the role of networks in displaced persons (DPs) camps and in the clandestine immigration activities to bring thousands of Jews from post-WWII Europe to Israel....
Professor Uta Larkey

Zionism in Jewish DP Camps in Post-WW2 Germany

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street
4:00 pm

Lecture by Uta Larkey (Goucher)...
Oct 18, 2017
Cartoon of Sigmund Freud with the Acropolis on top of his head.

Freud on the Acropolis: On the Future of the Past

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street
5:30 pm

Please join us this Wednesday 5:30 pm for a lecture by Vered Lev Kenaan (University of Haifa): “Freud on the Acropolis”...