POSTPONED: The Making of a Paragon of Virtue: The Transnational Commemoration of Consul Sugihara’s 1940 Visas to Jews in Lithuania
Rotem Kowner, University of Haifa
March 25, 2020 · 4:30 pm—6:00 pm · 202 Jones
Program in East Asian Studies
The lecture examines Consul Sugihara’s role in the wartime escape of Jews from Lithuania and its postwar commemoration is part of Kowner’s on-going study of Japan’s policies towards Jews in modern times and during World War II in particular. Followed by a Q&A.