USC Shoah Foundation hosts discussion between Holocaust scholars from China and Israel

USC Shoah Foundation hosts discussion between Holocaust scholars from China and Israel

  • Date:
    Thursday, November 7, 2013
  • Time:
    5:30 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
  • Room:
    240
  • Cost:
    free
  • Phone:
    213-740-0965

Summary:

Two leading Holocaust scholars with unique perspectives will discuss the similarities and differences in teaching the Holocaust and genocide across different cultures, languages and histories. A question-and-answer period will follow. 

Description:

WHO:

Xu Xin, director of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, where he initiated the undergraduate and graduate Jewish Studies programs.

Yehuda Bauer, professor emeritus of history and holocaust studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Stephen D. Smith, executive director of USC Shoah Foundation will moderate the event.

WHEN:

Thursday Nov. 7. 2013

5:30 p.m Reception with light refreshments

6:00 p.m Discussion and Q & A

WHERE:

USC Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240
3550 Trousdale Parkway
University of Southern California

PARKING:

Media can park for free with valid identification. For all others, there is a $10 parking fee on campus. The library is located in the center of campus, next to Alumni Park. The closest parking is at Gate No. 2 at Exposition Boulevard and Pardee Way.

The event will be streamed live on USC Shoah Foundations website: sfi.usc.edu