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Commemoration: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
2 February @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
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.