As the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center continues to feature and offer a wide variety of online programs focused on various topics of the Holocaust, today we are adding the following to our list:

Program:  The Ghetto Fighters’ House – Virtual Lecture Series “Talking Memory”

Date:        Sunday, August 2, 2020

Time:        2:00 PM ET.

Platform:  This event will take place online and is free to the public.

To view the program in full please click here.

Summary: Prof. Jan Grabowski will give a talk on “Holocaust Distortion and the Battle for Memory and Commemoration: The Case of Poland”.

Jan Grabowski is a Professor of History at the University of Ottawa. His interests focus on the Holocaust in Poland and, more specifically, on the relations between Jews and Poles during the war. Professor Grabowski’s book: Hunt for the Jews. Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland has been awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for 2014. In 2020 Grabowski has been appointed a Distinguished Fellow at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich, Germany.

His most recent book “On Duty. The Role of the Polish “Blue” Police in the Holocaust” (“Na Posterunku. Udział Polskiej Policji Granatowej i kryminalnej w Zagładzie Żydów”,  Czarne Publishing House), has been published in Poland, in March 2020.