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Commemoration: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

2 February @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Join us in a ceremony to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

The event will include a candle lighting ceremony and a message from the UN Secretary General António Guterres and a keynote address by Professor Omer Bartov. The keynote address is entitled "Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz."

Omer Bartov is the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. He is the author of Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz, along with several other well-respected scholarly works on the Holocaust and genocide, including Germany’s War and the Holocaust: Disputed Histories and Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine. He has written for The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, and The New York Times Book Review. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Details

Date:
2 February
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
88 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Organizer

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Phone:
021 462 5553
Email:
admin@holocaust.org.za
Website:
www.ctholocaust.co.za