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 Last Train to Auschwitz - Sarah Federman
Available in bookstores in May 2021 - University of Winsconsin Press

In the immediate post-war period, the French National Railways (SNCF) was celebrated for its acts of heroism. However, recent debates have revealed the ways the SNCF was actively complicit in the deportation of 75,000 people. Sarah Federman delves into the interconnected roles—perpetrator, victim, and hero—the company took on during the Shoah.

Further on, it's still night
February 1, 2021

The French historians, organizers of the February 2019 colloquium on "The New Polish School of Holocaust History", denounce the legal proceedings carried out in Poland against their Polish colleagues in connection with their research work, and offer them their support, as American and Israeli historians have already done.

Jan Tomasz Gross
Available on line - Conference given on Thursday 21 February 2019 at the Collège de France, Paris

As part of the conference "The New Polish School of Holocaust History" to be held from 21 to 22 February 2019 in Paris, the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah and the Collège de France are organizing a public lecture by historian Jan Tomasz Gross, professor emeritus at Princeton University.

The new Polish school of Holocaust history
International colloquium on 21-22 February 2019 - EHESS, Paris

In a context marked in Poland by a "policy of memory" aimed at reducing, if not denying, the participation of Polish populations in the hunt and murder of Polish Jews, this symposium highlights the wealth of historical work carried out by researchers in this country over the past 20 years.

The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944 - Jacques Semelin
Hurst, London & Oxford University Press, New York - 2018

How and why did 75% of Jews escape death in France under the Occupation, despite the Nazi extermination plan and the collaboration of the Vichy regime? Jacques Semelin takes a fresh look at the tactics of daily life that allowed the persecuted to escape roundups and deportations.

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain
Conference - September 2-4, 2018 - University of York

Examining communal, individuals and state efforts, from the Soviet Union to the US, from Hungary to France, this conference will provide opportunities to re-evaluate the commonalities, differences and entanglements between Eastern and Western memory of the Holocaust.

The Future of Holocaust Research
Conference - 25-26 April, 2018 - New York

Leading international Holocaust researchers will address the state of Holocaust research and its future on several panels over the course of this 2-day conference.

Conference : April 2018, Berlin - Video online

The experience and history of the Sonderkommando have been central to a number of crucial topics in post-war debates about the Shoah. Their proximity to the extermination process conferred a singular status to their testimonies. The conference considers this essential legacy.