EVENT - The Holocaust in Belarus: historical perspectives and methodological innovations (December 16)

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Join us on Friday 16th December in Caen (Caen Memorial Museum, France) or on zoom for a one-day international colloquium on the Holocaust in Belarus. It is co-organised by the University of Caen, Caen Memorial Museum and Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton

Interpretation (Russian, French, English ) will be available.

You can register here to receive the zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JpJvMRpdSemQOJAGW2yxug

For more details: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/parkes/news/2022/12/colloquium-belarus.page?


10.15-10.30: Boris Czerny (University of Caen, Institut Universitaire de France).
General presentation on the Holocaust in Belarus and the importance of new
methodological approaches. (In French)
10:30-11.00: Claire le Foll (Parkes Institute, University of Southampton). Relations between Jews and non-Jews in
Belarus before the Shoah (In English)
11.00-11.20 : Coffee break
11.20-11.50 : Marie Moutier Bitan (CERCEC/CNRS). Bronnaya Gora, shooting site
or killing centre (In French)
11.50-12.30: Pierre-Yves Buard (Humanités numériques), Boris Czerny (Caen University) Fredérique Loew-Turbout (Humanités numériques), Julia Roger (Coordinator of the Digital Document Unit of the MSM). The Brest-Litovsk Ghetto: issues of a
micro-historical and spatial study. (In French)
Lunch break

13.45-14.45: Keynote lecture by Anika Walke, (Washington University in
St. Louis) Public murder in the village: Witnessing the Holocaust in Belarus” (In
14.45-15.15: Ina Sorkina (University of Warsaw, Humboldt University of Berlin)
Jewish personal objects and their ‘second life’ in the Belarusian post-
Holocaust shtetls (the examples of Mir and Iŭje) (In Russian)
15.15-15.40: Coffee break
15.40-16.10: Aliaksandr Dalhouski, (History Workshop Minsk). The Holocaust:
Memory in Soviet and Post-Soviet Belarus. (In Russian)
16.10-16.40: Maya Katznelson (Belarussian-Jewish Cultural Heritage
Center) The ‘Belarus Shtetl’ project or New ways of working with heritage (In