An International Scientific Conference Commemorating the Hungarian Holocaust
The Institute for the Holocaust & Christianity at the John Wesley Theological College in cooperaton with the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue at Nazareth College of Rochester present a joint conference in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.
We are pleased to invite interested scholars and the public to share their historical, cultural and scholarly interpretations and analyses of this tragic event.
Presentations can address, but are not limited to, the following topics:
– The history of anti-semitism between 1920 and 1944
– The first chapter of the Hungarian Holocaust: the 1941 deportation to Galicia
– The Final Solution in Hungary: 1944
– The Roma Holocaust
– Jehovah Witnesses, homosexuals, political opponents of the regime
– Comparative analysis of the Holocaust
– Rescue and Resistance
– The Holocaust and the Church
– Personal narratives about the Holocaust
– Post-Holocaust in Hungary: from 1945 to the present
Simultaneous translation will be provided in English, French, and German.
The John Wesley Theological College views as its mission the commemoration and perpetuation of the historical memory of the Holocaust. It is engaged in the evaluation and re-evaluation of the various manifestations of the Holocaust. It dedicates special efforts to the study and commemoration of a unique chapter of the Hungarian Holocaust: the 1941 deportation of Jews to Galicia and the subsequent massacre of many of them in Kamenetsk-Podolsk and elsewhere.
As the co-sponsor of this international conference, Nazareth College and its Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is dedicated to the power of religious understanding and the promotion of interfaith dialogue for students and members of the local and global community for a peaceful and religiously diverse world.
Please make sure to include your abstract in an application form that you can find on oktatas.uni.hu/APPLICATION.doc.
Please send this application form to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to apply for the conference. Deadline for applications is August 1, 2014.
For additional information, please communicate via email with Dr. Tamas Majsai: email@example.com or call +36-1- 210-5400, ext. 137.
In the United States you may contact Dr. George Eisen: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 001-585-389-2370.
Deadline is August 1, 2014
For further informations please visit the website.