Upcoming Events 2016

Genocide Workshop Poster

  • On Sat, Mar. 25, 9:00 AM to 5:00pm (8:30 AM sign-in) in Griggs Center, The UMD Center for Genocide, Holocaust, and Human Rights Studies is sponsoring a free workshop focusing on Genocide.

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  • On Thurs, Mar. 31, at noon in Kirby Student Center’s Garden Room, UMD Associate Professor Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Department of Communication, and retired UMD Associate Professor Alexis Pogorelskin, Department of History, will present “Resistance and Remembrance: L'viv and Warsaw."
    The Golden Rose Synagogue, L'viv, Ukraine

  • On Thurs., Apr. 7, at noon in Kirby Student Center’s Kirby Rafters, UMD Associate Professor Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Department of Communication, will present "Escape to Sweden: The Flight of Danish Jewish Refugees." This brown bag lecture is also co-sponsored by the Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee and the Royal D. Alworth Institute for International Studies.
    The White Bus

  • On Monday, April 11 at 7 pm in Bohannon 90, the Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration committee will welcome Kathryn Winter to the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. Ms. Winter is the author of Katrina, a novel based on some of her own experiences as a child during the Holocaust in city of Bratislava, in what is now Slovakia. This event is free and open to the public. 

    Ms. Winter will speak a bit about political developments in Slovakia during World War II and the gradual deprivations that Jews experienced there. She will relate her personal story and talk about writing her novel, which was first published in 1998.


Katarina book cover

The Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration is an annual event in the College of Liberal Arts. The following is a list of the past events.

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