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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.

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