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“New Findings, Old Myths”

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October 29, 2019

UMD hosts "New Findings, Old Myths: Holocaust Scholarship in Poland,” on Mon., Nov. 11.

On Monday, November 11 at 7 p.m. in UMD's Kathryn A. Martin Library Rotunda, the Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee is sponsoring a talk to commemorate Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 1938), an event that some consider the beginning of the Holocaust.

Alicja Podbielska

Alicja Podbielska

The talk, "New Findings, Old Myths: Holocaust Scholarship in Poland,” will be presented by Alicja Podbielska. This event is free and open to the public.

Podbielska is a doctoral student at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. Her dissertation, “The Memory of Rescue in Poland,” examines when, how, and why Polish Holocaust rescuers were officially designated “national heroes.”

About the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration
The mission of the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration is to provide resources for lectures, seminars, and presentations dedicated to informing and educating people about the Holocaust, its victims, causes, consequences, lessons, and memory.