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Start: 10/18/2012 16:00

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, the Jewish Studies Program and the Page-Barbour Initiative present:

Auschwitz Trials: East and West

A lecture by Devin Pendas (Associate Professor of History, Boston College)

Thursday, October 18, 2012

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room

The Jewish Studies Program, CREES and the Page-Barbour Initiative on International Criminal Justice invite you to attend two events this October with Dr. Devin Pendas of Boston College. Dr. Pendas is the author of The Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial, 1963-1965: History, Genocide and the Limits of the Law as well as myriad articles. His research focuses on war crimes tribunals following World War II, specifically within West Germany. His current projects include a history of Nazi trials within German courts and a history of law and mass violence in the modern period.  

Dr. Pendas will be giving a public lecture on the topic of "Auschwitz Trials: East and West" on Thursday, October 18 at 4pm in the Commonwealth Room in Newcomb Hall. This event is open to students, faculty and the public; reception to follow.
Dr. Pendas will also be offering a workshop on "The Historiography of Human Rights" on Friday, October 19 at 10am in Nau 211. 
**If you wish to attend the workshop, please RSVP to Deborah Galaski at dag9t [at] virginia [dot] edu to obtain a copy of the paper, to be read in advance of the workshop meeting.**


Start: 10/18/2012 18:30

The University of Virginia Fralin Museum of Art invites you to a special lecture:

"A Contested Historical Landscape:  

The Civil War Generation Interprets the Conflict"


by Gary W. Gallagher

Thursday, October 18, 6:30 pm, Campbell 153.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Valley of the Shadow American Landscapes in the Time of the Civil War.

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University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904

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