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Events of the International Institute for Holocaust Research

Research Symposia

Workshop - Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust Current State of Research, 8-9 March 2009 Workshop - Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust Current State of Research, 8-9 March 2009

The Institute holds one and two-day symposia throughout the year.  These symposia bring together established and new scholars from Israel and abroad.  Some of the symposia conducted are in honor of books recently published by Yad Vashem.  Other symposia that take place in the Institute focus on specific topics related to the Shoah. 





Calendar of Symposia
22 September 2011 Day Symposium Commemorating 70 Years Since the Destruction of Romanian Jewry and of the Deportation to Transnistria Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
31 October 2011 Day Symposium in honor of the publication of the book by Prof. Dina Porat, The Smoke-Scented Coffee: The Encounter of the Yishuv and Israeli Society with the Holocaust and its Survivors Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
17 November 2011 Day Symposium in honor of the publication of the book by Prof. Yehuda Bauer, The Death of the Shtetl Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
21 November 2011 Day Symposium Marking 70 years of the Invasion of the Soviet Union by the Nazis Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
18 December 2011 Day Symposium in honor of Ruth Bondy in cooperation with Beit Terezine Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
1 January 2012 Day Symposium 70 Years Since the Wannsee Conference - The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium
31 May 2012 Day Symposium in honor of the publication of the book by Prof. Raul Hilberg Yad Vashem’s Main Auditorium

The transcripts of the symposium Pope Pius and the Holocaust: Current State of Research, which took place on 8-9 March 2009 between researchers invited by Yad Vashem and researchers invited by the Vatican via the Studium Theologicum Salesianum Santi Pietro e Paolo, will be published in 2012.