Hiding, Flight and Rescue under Nazi occupation

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 9/10/2012.

Hiding, Flight and Rescue under Nazi occupation

One-day conference:

Hiding, Flight and Rescue under Nazi Occupation

The Centre for Jewish Studies and the Department of Religions and Theology, University of Manchester and IWM North are pleased to present this year’s Holocaust conference.

This conference will provide an opportunity to explore different aspects of rescue. All European Jews were targeted for extermination, yet some did survive.

Date: Monday 22 October 2012, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Venue: Libeskind Rooms, IWM North

Speakers/topics include:

Bob Moore (Sheffield University) ‘Hiding and Rescue in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, 1940-1945’;

Pamela Shatzkes ‘Holocaust and Rescue: Impotent or Indifferent? Anglo-Jewry 1938-1945’;

Ludivine Broch (Pears Centre for the Study of antisemitism) ‘Rescue, Railways and the Righteous of the Nations: French railway workers and the Jewish Deportations1942-44’;

Remona Aly (Campaigns Director of Exploring Islam Foundation) ‘The Besa code and the rescue of Jews in Albania’.

The programme organised by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies, the University of Manchester. To book a place, please email learningnorth@iwm.org.uk


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