Seventy years after the end of the war, the liberation of the camps is still relatively understudied by historians. In this lecture, Dan Stone will give an overview of the different sorts of liberation experienced by the victims of Nazism and explain the importance of the liberation and what followed for understanding the history of the Holocaust.
About the Speaker: Dan Stone is a historian of ideas who works primarily on twentieth-century European history. His research interests include: the history and interpretation of the Holocaust, comparative genocide, history of anthropology, and the cultural history of the British Right. His most recent publications include Goodbye to All That? The Story of Europe since 1945 (Oxford University Press, 2014) and The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and its Aftermath (Yale University Press, 2015).
Sponsored by the
UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies
Cosponsored by the
UCLA Department of Germanic Languages
UCLA Department of History