Why do Pogroms Occur in Some Localities and not Others? | Prof. Wittenberg

Why do pogroms occur in some localities and not others? We investigate this question through a focus on a wave of pogroms in Poland’s eastern borderlands in summer, 1941. We find that some common explanations for why certain places got targeted– the presence of non-Jewish nationalist sympathies or Jewish communist sympathies– explain the pattern of … Continue reading

OPEN LECTURE: Present! Reading Scenes of Instruction in Ghetto Testimony

The Institute of European Studies & the Centre for Holocaust Studies Invite you to: Present! Reading Scenes of Instruction in Ghetto Testimony An Open Lecture by: Prof. Nona Fienberg Auditorium Maximum, Conference Room Monday, 12 November 2012 | 14:30 – 16:00 Nona Fienberg is a Professor of English at Keene State College in New Hampshire. At Keene, Prof. … Continue reading