“Poland’s Problem with the Holocaust: History, Memory and Commemoration”

The conference is free and open to the public.

7:00 p.m. – Keynote (Regency Room, AUC)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jan Grabowski

Jan Grabowski is a professor of History at the University of Ottawa. His research includes the issues surrounding the extermination of the Polish Jews as well as the history of the Jewish-Polish relations during the 1939-1945 period. He is the author of several monographs, including Hunt for the Jews. Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland (Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis, 2013) which won the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for 2014. Professor Grabowski has recently completed a project dealing with the Polish “Blue” involvement and criminal police in the Holocaust. His forthcoming research focuses on the open ghettos in the Generalgouvernement. A recipient of the 2014 Faculty of Arts Professor of the Year Award, he teaches survey courses and graduate and undergraduate seminars on the history of the Holocaust.

Jan Grabowski