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All are invited to attend. To reserve seating, please telephone (202) 488-6162. All programs are subject to change, and new events are often added. Please check the reservation line for actual times and updates. Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free and held at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, DC 20024-2126. CAHS CALENDAR SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2000 FALL LECTURE SERIES: Dr. Ronald W. Zweig, Senior Lecturer, Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University Reconstructing the Jewish World after the Holocaust Ronald W. Zweig is Visiting Professor, American University, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University. A recognized authority on the history of modern Palestine and Israel, as well as on the restitution of Jewish assets seized during the Holocaust, he studied at the University of Sydney and received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Dr. Zweig is author of Britain and Palestine during the Second World War (1986) and German Reparations and the Jewish World: A History of the Claims Conference (1987), and is editor of David Ben-Gurion: Politics and Leadership in Israel (1991). He has published widely on Jewish refugees and displaced persons and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Israeli History since 1983. Dr. Zweig was the Matthew Family Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in 1999. Thursday, September 7, 12?2 p.m.: Lecture 1 ? "Liberation and Survival: The 'Surviving Remnants' at the End of World War II" ? Classroom B Thursday, October 5, 12?2 p.m.: Lecture 2 ? "From Survivors to Displaced Persons" ? Classroom B Thursday, November 2, 2?4 p.m.: Lecture 3 ? "The 'DP Problem'" ? Classroom C Thursday, December 7, 2-4 p.m.: Lecture 4 ? "Migration or Reconstruction: The Debate on the Future of Jewish Life" ? Classroom C Thursday, January 4, 2-4 p.m.: Lecture 5 ? "Five Years Later: Lessons from the DP Experience" ? Classroom C FALL LECTURE SERIES: Dr. Yitzhak Arad, Chairman Emeritus, Yad Vashem Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust Yitzhak Arad is a leading expert on Jewish resistance during World War II. A member of the Vilna ghetto underground, Dr. Arad fought the Germans and their collaborators from 1942 to 1944 and was the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust. He immigrated to Palestine following the war and participated in the struggle to create the State of Israel. Dr. Arad served in the Israel Defense Forces, retiring in 1972 as a brigadier general. He was subsequently appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yad Vashem and earned his doctoral degree in history from Tel Aviv University while lecturing on Jewish history. Dr. Arad is the author of several books on the Holocaust and on Jewish resistance, including Ghetto in Flames (1982), Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps (1987), and The Einsatzgruppen Reports (1989), which he coedited with Shmuel Krakowski and Shmuel Spector. Dr. Arad is in residence at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies under the auspices of the Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance. Thursday, September 14, 2?4 p.m.: Lecture 1 ? "The Problems and Scope of Jewish Resistance in Ghettos and Forests" Thursday, October 26, 2?4 p.m.: Lecture 2 ? "Operation Reinhard and the Jewish Uprisings in Treblinka and Sobibor" Thursday, November 16, 2?4 p.m.: Lecture 3 ? "A Comparison of the Underground Movements in the Vilna, Minsk, and Other Ghettos" All lectures will be in the Fifth Floor Conference Room THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 10 a.m.-5 p.m. SYMPOSIUM Roma and Sinti: Under-Studied Victims of Nazism This program features eleven scholars whose research, analysis, and insights have increased understanding of the Nazi persecution of Roma and Sinti. Speakers will address Nazi racial policy concerning Roma and Sinti, how the Roma were persecuted in various regions of Eastern and Western Europe, future research possibilities, and future deterrents. For a full agenda, please visit the Museum's website at www.ushmm.org. Viorel Achim, Historian, Nicolae Iorga Institute of History, Bucharest, Romania, and Charles H. Revson Fellow, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Mark Biondich, Lecturer, University of Toronto, and 1999-2000 Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellow John Brown, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University College, London David Crowe, Professor, Elon College, North Carolina Ian Hancock, Professor, University of Texas, Austin, and Member, United States Holocaust Memorial Council Raul Hilberg, Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont, and Member, Academic Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council Radu Ioanid, Associate Director, International Programs Division, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Guenter Lewy, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Denis Peschanski, Professor, Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Wolfgang Wippermann, Professor, Free University, Berlin, Germany Michael Zimmermann, Lecturer, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Theater, Concourse TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 7-8:30 p.m. THE JOSEPH AND REBECCA MEYERHOFF ANNUAL LECTURE Sir Martin Gilbert Holocaust Research and Holocaust Writing: The First Half-Century Sir Martin Gilbert is one of the United Kingdom's foremost historians of the Holocaust. The author of more than 25 works on European and Holocaust history, Professor Gilbert was knighted in 1995 for his definitive eight-volume biography of Sir Winston Churchill. He was a Fellow of Merton College at Oxford University from 1962 to 1994 and recently joined the faculty of University College, London. His works on the Holocaust include Final Journey: The Fate of the Jews of Nazi Europe (1979). Auschwitz and the Allies (1981), and The Holocaust: The Jewish Tragedy (1986). Professor Gilbert also has published The Boys: Triumph over Adversity (1996) and Holocaust Journey: Traveling in Search of the Past (1997), which recounts his personal experiences while leading a group of students on a two-week tour of Holocaust historical sites in Poland. Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Theater, Concourse TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 2?4 p.m. AFTERNOON PRESENTATION Visibility and Invisibility: Assimilation, Success, and the German-Jewish Paradox John Milfull is Director, Center for European Studies, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He studied German, English, and music at the University of Munich and received his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney. A specialist on the issue of Jewish identity in German and Austrian literature, Dr. Milfull was a Humboldt Fellow at the Free University in Berlin, Germany; a Visiting Research Fellow at the School of European Studies, University of Sussex; and a lecturer at Cambridge University. He is the editor of Why Germany? National Socialist Anti-Semitism and the European Context and is the author of over 25 scholarly articles, including "The German and the Jewish Selves: Arthur Schnitzler's Der Weg ins Freie" (1999). Fifth Floor Conference Room WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 7-8:30 p.m. EVENING PRESENTATION The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust Ernestine Schlant is Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Born in West Germany, she moved to the United States in 1957 and earned her doctorate from Emory University in 1965. Dr. Schlant is the author of numerous articles and books on modern German literature. Her recently published The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust (1999) analyzes the ways in which many leading West German novelists avoid addressing the Holocaust in their writing. Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Theater, Concourse