The denial of the Holocaust takes many forms, from simply ignoring obvious facts by manipulating the sources to minimizing the scope of the genocide, to trivializing the Holocaust by analogy and comparison. This course will explore the history and evolution of denial and identify contemporary distortions and misuses of the Holocaust.
Registration is $30
This session will look at the early moments when denial first appeared in the 1950s. It will follow its changes over the coming decades.
This is the first meeting of the Spring 2022 Lunch & Learn
March 24, 12:00pm – 1:30pm via Zoom
This session will examine the shift from the fringe to mainstream and the dangerous, sometimes harder to identify, forms it took.
This is the second meeting of the Spring 2022 Lunch & Learn
March 31, 12:00pm – 1:30pm via Zoom
Across Europe there is a growing assault on Holocaust memory. This session will look at the wide-ranging trend of Holocaust distortion and obfuscation across Europe.
This is the third meeting of the Spring 2022 Lunch & Learn
April 7, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm via Zoom
This session will look at denial and distortion on the international stage, with particular emphasis on the middle east.
This is the fourth meeting of the Spring 2022 Lunch & Learn
April 14, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm via Zoom
This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City.
Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust, applying its lessons to counter indifference, intolerance, and genocide.
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