The recent rise of right-wing populist movements and regimes in Europe, Israel, and the United States has changed the memory of the Holocaust in ways we could not have imagined only ten years ago....
The Original Sin of Europe's Dark Twentieth Century: (Re)Integrating the Armenian Genocide into European and World History
IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
As part of the 10th Catalan Film Festival: Catalonia Now(link is external), IHGMS is pleased to host Montse Armengou(link is external), Catalan Journalist and Investigative Documentary Filmmaker,...
The first Arab-Israeli war of 1948 began as a civil war, fought between the Arab and Jewish citizens of Mandate Palestine. It then developed into an inter-state war after the Israeli declaration of...
Joseph Süss Oppenheimer, also known as ”Jew Süss,” is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. Oppenheimer was the “court Jew” of the duke of the small German state of...
IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street
Isenberg Flavin Family Auditorium (137 SOM)
The 92-year-old French journalist, philosopher and filmmaker reflects on the trials and tribulations he faced during the 12-year journey to make his Holocaust masterpiece, Shoah (1985).
1/30 Amherst College, 1/31 UMass IHGMS
Professor Steven E. Aschheim (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will present two lectures in Amherst: "The 'Dialectic of Enlightenment' Revisited" and "Empathy and the Task of the Historian in the Face of Genocide"