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Constructing the Memory of the Nazi Persecutions in Post-War Western Europe

Seminar supported by Imperial War Museums, Royal Holloway, University of London and Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London

Event Information

9th November, 2012
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Imperial War Museum (Upper Boardroom), Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
Suzanne Bardgett; Dr Ludivine Broch; Professor David Cesarani; Dr Rebecca Clifford; Emily Fuggle; Professor Robert Gordon; Dr Toby Haggith; Dr Jeremy Hicks; Tina Kelly and Cavaliere Signor Gianfranco Moscati

Morning

Dr Ludivine Broch, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London: ‘Trains, Vichy and the Holocaust: Remembering the Deportations in Contemporary France’

Professor Robert Gordon, University of Cambridge:‘Italy’s Missing Holocaust Museum’

Dr Rebecca Clifford, Swansea University:‘Rethinking Nazi persecutions in the post-Cold War era: from resistance to rescue’

Afternoon

Cavaliere Signor Gianfranco Moscati: Collecting evidence of Nazi persecution in Italy, Q&A with Suzanne Bardgett, IWM

Emily Fuggle, IWM:‘Telling the story of Lucillo Merci in The Holocaust Exhibition

Tina Kelly, IWM: ‘Revealing Nazi censorship: the Maritza Stein postcards’

Dr Toby Haggith, IWM: ‘Restoring Memory of the camps’ Q&A with Dr Jeremy Hicks, Queen Mary, University of London

Summing up: Professor David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London

This seminar has been organised to coincide with Cavaliere Gianfranco Moscati’s visit to London. In 2006, Cavaliere Moscati made the single largest donation to The Holocaust Exhibition at IWM. The Gianfranco Moscati Collection is an extensive private collection of letters and memorabilia which documents the Nazi persecution of Italian Jews during the Second World War.

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