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The Volkswagen Factory and the City of the KdF Car: Nazi Histories and the Politics of Memory after 1945
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
7:00 - 9:00pm
Centro Italiano Am Hasselbach 1-2
On March 14, 2017, the Center for Judaic Holocaust, and Peace Studies will continue its off-campus outreach programming with a panel discussion in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, in the Federal Republic of Germany. The panel focuses on the history of Volkswagen, the City of the KdF Car, and the wartime employment of slave laborers, including Jewish prisoners from Auschwitz. It will also explore how citizens and employees of the city and company remembered these events and crimes after 1945. Panelists include Peter Kassel (Chair of the CDU City Council Faction, Wolfsburg), Dr. Ulrike Gutzmann (Historische Kommunikation, Volkswagen, to be confirmed), Ilse Bormann (former Hitler Youth Member and Wolfsburg native), and Mechthild Hartung(Spokesperson, Lower Saxony, for the Society of Persons Persecuted by the Nazi Regime – Federation of Anti-Fascists, VVN-BdA e.V.). The event begins at 7:00 p.m. and takes place the Centro Italiano, Am Hasselbach 1-2, Wolfsburg. To RSVP and for more information, contact the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at email@example.com or 001.828.262.2311.
On Monday, April 24, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the Center for Judaic Holocaust, and Peace Studies along with the Temple of the High Country and ASU's Hillel chapter will organize a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the Germans and their allies during the Holocaust. The day-long readings are scheduled to begin at 10:00 am on the ASU campus.