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Memory, Nonmemory, and Postmemory of the Holocaust in post-1989 Poland

A Lecture by Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 5:00pm

Oak Room , Indiana Memorial Union

Ambrosewicz-JacobsInstitute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism

Memory, Nonmemory, and Postmemory of the Holocaust in post-1989 Poland

Lecture by
Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
5 p.m.
Oak Room , Indiana Memorial Union

Dr. Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs received her PhD in Human Sciences in 1991 from Jagiellonian University, in Cracow, Poland. She now serves as the head of this university’s Research Centre for Holocaust Studies. Among her many other professional appointments, she is a member of the advisory council on education about the Holocaust for the Minister of Education of Poland and co-chair of the contact group “Education for Tolerance” of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief of the OSCE. Her main areas of scholarly interest are education to enhance tolerance, intercultural education, and the methodologies of teaching about the Holocaust.

A reception will immediately follow the lecture.

This lecture is sponsored by the Institute for the Studies of Contemporary Antisemitism and the Borns Jewish Studies Program. This program is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need assistance, arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please contact the Borns Jewish Studies Program at 812-855-0453 or iujsp@indiana.edu.