Past Event

Museums and the Memory of Nazi-Fascism, the Holocaust and World War II: Toward a Shared European History?

January 24, 2017
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027
Italian Academy at Columbia University, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Calandra Institute at CUNY Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:00 am - 8:30 pm Morning session: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (faculty and students only. rsvp to [email protected] specifying affiliation). Locations and schedule will be published on January 15th at Evening session: 5:00 pm. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, 24 West 12th Street. New York, NY 10011.Free and open to the public. For this session no reservation is required. Seating is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. On the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Consulate General of Italy, Centro Primo Levi, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, the Italian Academy at Columbia University, the Calandra Institute at CUNY, the Alliance of Columbia University and the Italian Cultural Institute present a jointly organized symposium dedicated to European museums of memory and history. In collaboration with the Consulate General of Germany and the Consulate General of France. This program is part of Centro Primo Levi’s cooperation with the Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan and its journal Quest, Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, whose latest issue Holocaust Intersections in 21st-Century Europe, curated by Robert Gordon and Emiliano Perra, explores memory politics and their implementations. Participants: Guri Schwarz, University of Pisa, Aline Sierp (University of Maastricht), Jan Grabowski (University of Ottawa), Laure Neumayer, (University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne), Gabor Sonkoly, (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest), Anna Di Lellio, (The New School), Daniel Levy (Stony Brook University), Mark Weitzman (Simon Wiesenthal Center, IHRA).