Students who traveled to Poland came face to face with the history of Jewish life and culture and the Holocaust in Poland. During this program, they visited former Jewish neighborhoods in Warsaw, Lodz, and Krakow. The trip also included visits to the infamous death camps,Auschwitz and Treblinka, along with many museums and historical sites. This presentation will include the reflections of students and staff regarding their encounters with Holocaust history and the contemporary environment for studying the relationship between Jews and Poles.
Thursday October 3, 2019; 12:00 pm; Library Rotunda; Free and open to the public; A CLA passport event; Presented by Dr. Natalie Belsky, Assistant Professor, UMD Department of History, and Dr. Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Associate Professor, UMD Department of Communication and Chair of the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee, and UMD students from the May Session 2019 Study Abroad trip to Poland
Co-sponsored by the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee
Belsky, Natalie; Petersen-Perlman, Deborah; University of Minnesota Duluth. Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies.
Exploring Jewish Life in Poland & Uncovering an Entangled History (2019-10-03).
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