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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (http://www.ushmm.org/research/the-center-for-advanced-holocaust-studies/) Upcoming Programs Thursday, November 14, 7-8:30 p.m. 2013 Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture Peter Hayes - Holocaust Studies: Reflections and Predictions Washington, DC Thursday-Saturday, December 5-7 Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013 Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust Vienna, Austria 2013 JOSEPH AND REBECCA MEYERHOFF ANNUAL LECTURE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Holocaust Studies: Reflections and Predictions Peter Hayes Meyerhoff Theater Peter Hayes is the Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University. He is the author of From Cooperation to Complicity: Degussa in the Third Reich (2004) and Industry and Ideology: IG Farben in the Nazi Era (1987). He is the editor of Lessons and Legacies III: Memory, Memorialization, and Denial (1999) and Lessons and Legacies I: The Meaning of the Holocaust in a Changing World (1991), and the co-editor, with John K. Roth, of The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies (2011). His volume How Could This Happen? A Reader on the Holocaust is forthcoming in 2014. Dr. Hayes currently serves as a member of the Academic Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. In his talk, he will reflect on the development and future of the field of Holocaust studies. The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture honors excellence in research on the Holocaust and fosters dissemination of important, new Holocaust scholarship. Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff of Baltimore, Maryland, were active philanthropists in the United States and abroad, focusing especially on Jewish learning and scholarship, music, the arts, and humanitarian causes. Their children, Eleanor Katz and Harvey M. Meyerhoff, member and Chairman Emeritus of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, have endowed this lecture. A reception follows the lecture. Reservations are requested. RSVP at ushmm.org/events/meyerhofflecture2013 (http://www.ushmm.org/events/meyerhofflecture2013). SIMON WIESENTHAL CONFERENCE 2013 THURSDAY‐SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5-7 Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust Palais Trautson, Museumstraße 7 Vienna, Austria Co-organized by the Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Simon Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, this interdisciplinary conference will bring together scholars in the humanities and social sciences to forge new analytical perspectives on collaboration in Eastern Europe. Panels will address memory, trials, and the role of institutions such as the police, state administration, and press in the destruction of Jews and Roma in the Holocaust. Simultaneous translation from German to English will be provided. Doris Bergen, the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, will deliver the keynote address. View a preliminary conference schedule and register on the Museum website (http://www.ushmm.org/research/scholarly-presentations/conferences/simon-wiesenthal-conference-2013). For further information, please contact Krista Hegburg, PhD, program officer, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:email@example.com) or 202.488.0459. This program has been made possible by a generous grant from the Curt C. and Else Silberman Foundation to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Additional support was provided by the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah, Paris, and the Future Fund of the Republic of Austria. ---- --