NEW DIRECTIONS IN HOLOCAUST RESEARCH
One day conference, Monday 10 October, 2011

In association with the Centre for Jewish Studies and the Department of Religions and Theology, University of Manchester and Imperial War Museum North

Location: Imperial War Museum North
Times: Monday 10 October 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
For: Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of the Holocaust

Cost: FREE – participants need to cover accommodation and travel costs

The conference includes:
• Recent research on the Holocaust from a variety of viewpoints. The afternoon talks are focused on family history. 
• The opportunity to network, debate and discuss the Holocaust and issues of knowledge and memory.
• A FREE buffet lunch (Kosher and other dietary needs can be met if requested by 26 September)

Speakers include: Ivan Jablonka, College de France, Alex Korb, University of Leicester, Jackie Mesrie and Michael Salter, University of Central Lancashire.

Scientific programme organised by Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies, the University of Manchester


Location: Imperial War Museum North Times: Monday 10 October 9.30 am – 4.00 pm. For: Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of the Holocaust. Cost: FREE – participants need to cover accommodation and travel costsThe conference includes:

• Recent research on the Holocaust from a variety of viewpoints. The afternoon talks are focused on family history.

• The opportunity to network, debate and discuss the Holocaust and issues of knowledge and memory.

 

Programme

Morning

 9.30 Registration and tea and coffee

10.00 Welcome to Imperial War Museum North

10.15 Alex Korb, University of Leicester, Burton Centre for the study of antisemitism, 'Non-German perpetrators and the Holocaust. The Ustasha movement in Croatia, 1941-45’

11.00 Comfort break

11.15 Michael Salter, University of Central Lancashire, ‘U.S.

Intelligence and the Holocaust’

12.00 Discussion in groups: Holocaust memory in 21st Century UK

12. 45 Lunch

A chance to visit the Main Exhibition Space and see the Holocaust related artefacts

Afternoon

1.45 Jacquie Mesrie, Manchester, ‘Finding the Bessos family: from Manchester to Auschwitz, via La Baule’

2.30 Ivan Jablonka, College de France, Paris ‘How to Document the Life of Unknown People’ 

3.15 Tea and Coffee

3.30 General discussion

4.00 End of conference