Powell and Heller 2012 Holocaust Conference

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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.

Professor Robert P. Ericksen, Kurt Mayer Chair in Holocaust Studies

MARCH 8, 2012 1:00 PM
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

Professor Heather Matthews, Department of Art and Design

MARCH 8, 2012 1:15 PM
The Nazi Theft of Art
Professor Heather Matthews, Department of Art and Design, Pacific Lutheran University

Victoria Barnett

MARCH 8, 2012 3:00 PM
Complicity in the Holocaust? A Look at German Churches and Universities
Victoria Barnett, Mark Ruff, and Robert P. Ericksen

Peter Hayes

MARCH 8, 2012 7:00 PM
What Took So Long? The Wrangle Over Restitution Since 1945
Peter Hayes, Theodore Z. Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor at Northwestern University

Peter Hayes

MARCH 9, 2012 1:00 PM
Holocaust Survivor Speaker
George Elbaum