February 06, 06

Vol. 21 , No. 06   


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After Nuremberg: Legal, Political, and Ethical Implications
JONATHAN PETROPOULOS
MICHAEL MARRUS
JUERGEN MATTHAEUS
PATRICIA HEBERER
JOHN ROTH
WEDNESDAY, FEBRFUARY 22, 2006
In recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials, the Athenaeum is privileged to present a roundtable discussion concerning the implications of those famous proceedings. The participants on the roundtable represent a group of internationally renowned experts on the many aspects of the Nuremberg Trials, including their legal, political and ethical consequences for the international community.

The discussion will be moderated by Jonathan Petropoulos, John V. Croul Professor of European History at Claremont McKenna College as well as the Director of the Gould Center and the Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights. The participants will include: Michael Marrus, the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, whose publications include The Holocaust in History: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed, and the Reexamined (1987), Vichy France and the Jews (1981), and The Unwanted: European Refugees in the 20th Century (2001); Juergen Matthaeus and Patricia Heberer, historians at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and scholars whose recent research into the ethical issues of the Holocaust have elevated them to the top of their respective academic fields; and John Roth, Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights.