The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Education

Virtual Lectures

The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at UMass Amherst is hosting virtual events which are open to the public to join in real time and are also made available to view later. Visit our YouTube channel for more content and information.

"Encounters" A conversation with Nancy Sinkoff on her book: From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz

Kristallnacht Memorial Event: A panel discussion on "Hitler’s Jewish Refugees" by Marion Kaplan

"A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany"

“Moses Mendelssohn’s Afterlives and the Invention of Modern Jewish Memory” - by Martina Steer

“Will Trump Go?” A talk by Lawrence Douglas, hosted by the IHGMS and moderated by Alon Confino

“Resistance and Rescue in History and Memory. Rethinking Opposition in The Third Reich” A Panel Talk

“Annexation or No Annexation: Israel Is the Only State Between the Sea and the River” by Ian Lustick

"The Flight East: Holocaust Refugees in Tashkent, Tehran and Tel-Aviv" by Mikhal Dekel

"Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unforgotten Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919" - a talk by Guy Beiner

Making History Together: Public History and Digital Memories During COVID-19 -- by Dr. Thomas Cauvin

IHGMS Conversations -- Pasts, Presents, Futures: Conspiracy Theories and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kibbutz Buchenwald talk by Dr. Lilach Naishtat-Bornstein