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One Family’s Story of Holocaust Survival

Jan 22, 2019, 7:00 pm | Free | UMD Montague Hall

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Dr. Ronald Berger, sociology faculty emeritus from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will discuss his book Children, Save Yourselves! One Family’s Story of Holocaust Survival.

The free talk will be held in Montague 80 on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.

Dr. Berger will discuss the Holocaust through the lens of his own family’s experiences in Nazi-occupied Poland. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. He will also sign books following his talk.

This event is sponsored by the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee.

About the Speaker
Ronald J. Berger, Ph.D. is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has published numerous books and articles on topics that include crime and criminal justice, disability and the Holocaust. His books on the Holocaust include The Holocaust, Religion, and the Politics of Collective Memory; Surviving the Holocaust: A Life Course Perspective; and most recently, Children, Save Yourselves! One Family’s Story of Holocaust Survival, an account of his father’s and uncle’s survival.

Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration
The mission of the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration is to provide resources for lectures, seminars and presentations dedicated to informing and educating people about the Holocaust, its victims, causes, consequences, lessons and memory.

Details

Date:
Jan 22, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

UMD Montague Hall
1211 Ordean Ct
Duluth , MN 55812 United States
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