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Return Home: Holocaust Survivors Reestablishing Lives in Postwar Vienna

Speaker: Betsy Anthony, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Co-sponsored by: Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair (FAU) Peace, Justice and Human Rights.

Elizabeth Anthony is the International Tracing Service (ITS) and Partnerships Program Manager at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, where she also held a 2010-2011 research fellowship. In her role at the Mandel Center, Anthony is responsible for the promotion of the scholarly use of the ITS Digital Archive, ITS-related academic programming and outreach, and partner programs with other institutions. She received her Ph.D. in history at Clark University in 2016. Her dissertation, “Return Home: Holocaust Survivors Reestablishing Lives in Postwar Vienna,” examines the experiences of the few thousand Austrian Jews who chose to resettle in their hometown after the Holocaust. Anthony also holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, a Bachelor of Arts in economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and was the recipient of a 2010-2011 Fulbright student grant to Austria.

Sunday, January 21 at 4:00pm

Performing Arts, 101
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Event Type

Lecture

Tags

arts-culture

Cost

Free

Department
College of Arts and Letters
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