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“The truth about yesterday, the truth about today:”* Jewish Memory in the Emerging East German State

Anna Koch is the Francis L. Carsten DAAD lecturer at University College London, School of Slavonic and East European History. She received her PhD from New York University in 2015. Her book Home after Fascism: Italian and German Jews after the Holocaust is forthcoming with Indiana University Press in 2022. She has published several articles on Italian and German Jewish history, and currently co-edits a volume on Holocaust Memory in Eastern and Western Europe.  
* Abusch, Der Irrweg einer Nation, 250-251.


Deportation Memory at Père-Lachaise Cemetery


Philip Nord is Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History Emeritus at Princeton University, where he taught from 1981 to 2021.  He is the author of several books on the history of modern France, including most recently France 1940: Defending the Republic (2015) and After the Deportation: Memory Battles in Postwar France (2020).

This session is in collaboration with the Modern French History Seminar.


All welcome- this seminar is free to attend, but advanced registration is required.