Location and Public Events

Lessons and Legacies 2019 will take place at:
Hotel Steigenberger München
Berliner Str. 85
80805 Munich


While the conference will only be open to registered participants, public events will take place on two evenings.

Public Event at the Jewish Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria: November 1938 and 1939 in Munich: History and Memory (November 5, 2019)

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 8:00 pm, a public event will take place at the Jewish Community (Jüdisches Zentrum München, Sankt-Jakobs-Platz 18, 80331 Munich):

  • Welcome and announcements by Andrea Löw, Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ) in Munich and Kim Wünschman, LMU Munich
  • Welcome by Manuel Pretzl, Deputy Mayor of the City of Munich
  • Greetings by Charlotte Knobloch, President of the Jewish Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria
  • Screening of historical film "Demolition of the Munich Main Synagoge, June 1938"
  • Evening Lecture "9th of November 1938 and 8th of November 1939 in Munich: November Pogrom and Georg Elser" by Alan Steinweis, University of Vermont

9:30 pm Wine Reception

Registration is required for the event on Tuesday evening. Details about how to register will follow soon.

 

Public Event at Große Aula, LMU Munich: The Holocaust: Turns and Trends of Research, Teaching, Public Memorialization and Present Political Circumstances. A Critical Evaluation (November 6, 2019)

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 7:30 pm a public event will take place at LMU Munich, Große Aula (Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich):

  • Welcome on behalf of the Holocaust Educational Foundation, Announcements, Introduction to Bernd Huber and Christopher Browning by Sarah Cushman, Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University
  • Welcome by Bernd Huber, President of LMU Munich
  • Panel discussion "The Holocaust: Turns and Trends of Research, Teaching, Public Memorialization and Present Political Circumstances. A Critical Evaluation" with Christopher R. Browning, University of North Carolina (Chair), Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hana Kubátová, Charles University, Frank Bajohr, Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ) in Munich and Dieter Pohl, Universität Klagenfurt

9:00 pm Public Reception