Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away. with Dr. Robert Jan Van Pelt
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 – Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
06:30 PM – 08:00 PM
Dr. Robert Jan Van Pelt will discuss the exhibition, Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away., that traces the development of Nazi ideology and tells the transformation of Auschwitz from an ordinary Polish town known as Oświęcim to the most significant Nazi site of the Holocaust—at which approximately 1 million Jews, and tens of thousands of others, were murdered. Victims included Polish political prisoners, Sinti and Roma, Soviet POWs, Jehovah's Witnesses and those the Nazis deemed “homosexual,” “disabled,” “criminal,” “inferior,” or adversarial in countless other ways.
The exhibition was curated by an international panel of experts, including world-renowned scholars Dr. Robert Jan Van Pelt, Dr. Michael Berenbaum, and Paul Salmons, in an unprecedented collaboration with historians and curators at the Research Center at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, led by Dr. Piotr Setkiewicz.
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Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
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- Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.
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