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 (November 5, 2019)

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 8 p.m., 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, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Welcome by Mayor Manuel Pretzel, City of Munich
Welcome and personal memories on November 1938 by President Charlotte Knobloch, Israelitische Kultusgemeinde München-Oberbayern

Film footage of synagogue demolition in Munich 1938 and Introduction of Alan Steinweis by Andrea Löw and Kim Wünschmann

Evening Lecture "9th of November 1938 and 8th of November1939 in Munich: November Pogrom and Georg Elser" by Alan Steinweis, University of Vermont

9:30 p.m. Wine Reception


Public Event at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (November 6, 2019)

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. a public event will take place at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 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 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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 p.m. Public Reception

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