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The Holocaust in the European Context

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In this talk, Susanne Heim (CJH Short-Term Research Fellow) introduces The Persecution and Murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945, a remarkable new 16-volume collection of 5,000 documents providing a multifaceted look at the lives of Jews under Nazi rule. The series includes private testimonies of the victims as well as documents of the perpetrators and reports of bystanders.

About the Speaker

Susanne Heim

Susanne Heim is a historian and political scientist. She obtained her PhD and her habilitation from the Free University Berlin and, from 2005 to 2020, she coordinated this 16-volume collection. Her research topics include the history of Jewish emigration from Nazi Germany and migration and population policy in the 20th century. Her current project deals with the international refugee policy and forced emigration of Jews from Nazi-dominated Europe. Dr. Heim was a CJH Research Fellow in fall 2022.