Mardi 23 septembre 2014, 18:30 - 20:00

History and Memory: Lessons from the Holocaust

Saul Friedländer

Emeritus Professor of History, UCLA & Club 39 Endowed Chair in Holocaust Studies

The Edgar de Picciotto International Prize, first given to Amartya Sen in 2012, will be awarded this year to Professor Saul Friedländer on this occasion.

Saul Friedländer is a world-renowned historian. He received his PhD from the Graduate Institute and has taught in addition at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University. Since 1988 he has been Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

He has been honoured with a number of awards, including the Pulitzer Prize in 2008, for his work “The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945”.

See interview of Saul Friedländer (French)

Auditorium Ivan Pictet 1
Maison de la paix, Geneva