On October 26, ASU and the Center are honored by the visit of Prof. Dan Michman, the head of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, and the incumbent of its John Najmann Chair of Holocaust Studies. At ASU, he will give a talk entitled "Holocaust Research Since 1990: Contemporary Contexts and Their Impact on the Comprehension of the Event." It will start at 7:30 pm at Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114. This is the first time that a high-ranking Yad Vashem official is coming to the ASU campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Center will also organize a research colloquium for faculty and students with Prof. Michman, which will take place from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at Belk Library. For more information, call 828.262.2311.
The Center invites the ASU and broader High Country communities to a public lecture by Prof. Thomas Kühne on Monday,February 12. The lecture will focus on “‘The Murderers Are Among Us’: Images of and Inquiries into Holocaust Perpetrators since the Third Reich.” Prof. Kühne is the Strassler Chair in the Study of Holocaust History and the Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, Massachusetts. The lecture will start at 7:00 pm in Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114. It is free of charge and no tickets are required. The Center will also organize a research colloquium with Prof. Kühne. For more information, call 828.262.2311.