|Monday, January 27, 2020||3:30PM - 6:00PM||The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7|
Zosa Szajkowski, a Polish-born Jewish historian, took tens of thousands of Jewish documents from Europe in the 1940s and ‘50s and moved them, illicitly, to New York. He eventually sold them to Jewish research libraries in the United States and Israel. Was this a heroic act of salvage, or simply theft?
Join us for a lecture by Lisa Leff, author of The Archive Thief, Professor of History at American University, and Director of the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
The event will be moderated by Doris Bergen, with responses by Eric Jennings and Sara R. Horowitz.
A reception will precede the event, starting at 3:30 pm.
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