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18:45 - 20:00 30 October 2013

Rescue during the Holocaust: Sources and Causes


Pearson Building | Pearson Lecture Theatre (link Map)
UCL, Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Timothy Snyder, Professor of History, Yale University, Timothy Snyder specialises in the history of central and eastern Europe. He received his B.A. from Brown University and his doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he was a British Marshall Scholar at Balliol College. . He speaks five and reads ten European languages. Among his publications are five award-winning books, all of which have been translated: Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz (1998); The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (2003); Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine (2005); The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke (2008); and Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

In a lecture drawing from his forthcoming book on the causes of the Holocaust, and based upon survivor sources drawn from several archives, Professor Timothy Snyder (Yale University) will seek to explain the reasons why the rescue of Jews was more or less likely at different times and places in Europe.


Sara BenIsaac
+44 (0)207 679 3520 | ijs@ucl.ac.uk


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