Historian of Polish Jewry to give lecture from Warsaw, Poland

Thursday, October 19, 2021
7 - 9 p.m. EST

Registration is required to participate
A virtual event, free and open to the public.


 Dr. Natalia Aleksiun, the incoming Harry Rich professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida-Gainesville, will speak about "Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians Before the Holocaust" in a virtual lecture live from Warsaw, Poland. Her Zoom-based lecture will take place on Tues, Oct. 19, from 7-9 p.m. EST. This event is organized by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies and the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center at Queens University. For more information and to register for this lecture visit the Center of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Website

Natalia Aleksiun is a professor of Modern Jewish History for the Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Touro College in New York and an assistant professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences' Institute of History in Warsaw. She is the author of "Where To? The Zionist Movement in Poland, 1944–1950" and has had her research published in a variety of research journals including Yad Vashem Studies, Polish Review and Dapim.


About the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies was founded in 2002 to develop new educational opportunities for students, teachers and the community. Located administratively within the College of Arts and Sciences, the center seeks to strengthen tolerance, understanding and remembrance by increasing the knowledge of Jewish culture and history, teaching the history and meaning of the Holocaust, and utilizing these experiences to explore peaceful avenues for human improvement and the prevention of further genocides. The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies is an associate institutional member of the Association of Jewish Studies, a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and a member of the North Carolina Consortium of Jewish Studies.

Yad Vashem StudiesPolish Review, Dapim

Dr. Natalia Aleksiun lecture poster
Published: Oct 4, 2021 12:20pm