Holocaust Awareness, 2015

Holocaust Awareness Lecture Series

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Mar 10, 2015 06:00 PM to
May 13, 2015 07:00 PM


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0116 252 2784

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This series is free of charge and open to the public. The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Leicester is hosting a Holocaust Awareness lecture series in March and May, 2015.






The Armenian Genocide: the Local, the National and the Global

An Event to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

10th March, 2015, 6pm

Lecture Theatre 8, Bennett Building

Dr Ugur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University and Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam)


‘Slaves of the Caliphate’ and ‘Policeman of Kirkuk’, BBC documentaries on the ISIS-state and the resistance against it

18th March, 2015, 6pm

Lecture Theatre 1, Basement, Attenborough Building

Dr Alexander Korb (Stanley Burton Centre), Introduction

Screening of two BBC documentaries 'Slaves of the Caliphate' and 'Policeman of Kirkuk’ directed by Namakh Koshnaw (Film Director, PhD-candidate in history, University of Leicester)


Belsen, 1945

An event to mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War

13th May, 2015, 7pm

Main Hall, Fraser Noble Building

Dr Paul Moore (Stanley Burton Centre): Belsen as part of the Nazi camp system

Prof Aubrey Newman (Founder of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Leicester): Belsen, 1945

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