Powell and Heller 2012 Holocaust Conference

Holocaust Conference Logo

The fifth annual Powell and Heller Holocaust Conference at PLU will focus March 8 on the Nazi plunder of Jewish valuables, along with belated efforts at restitution. There will also be a session on German churches and universities, with speakers discussing Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Catholic Church, and postwar denazification.

Event Web site »

March 8, 2012 1:00pm

Welcome & Introductions

Professor Robert P. Ericksen, Kurt Mayer Chair in Holocaust Studies and Steve Starkovich, Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies at Pacific Lutheran University

March 8, 2012 1:15pm

The Nazi Theft of Art

Professor Heather Mathews, Department of Art and Design, Pacific Lutheran University

March 8, 2012 3:00pm

Complicity in the Holocaust? A Look at German Churches and Universities

Victoria Barnett, Mark Ruff, and Robert P. Ericksen

March 8, 2012 7:00pm

What Took So Long? The Wrangle Over Restitution Since 1945

Peter Hayes, Theodore Z. Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor at Northwestern University

March 9, 2012 1:00pm

Holocaust Survivor Speaker

George Elbaum