The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944


Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

Jacques Sémelin
Professor in Modern History and Political Science, Science Po; Senior Researcher Emeritus, Center for International Studies (CERI-CNRS)

Derek Penslar
William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; President, American Academy for Jewish Research

Jacques Semelin will discuss his book The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944 (Oxford University Press, 2019, tr. by Cynthia Schoch and Natasha Lehrer). Semelin is the author of numerous books on mass violence, genocide, and resistance to genocide.

Sponsors: Jews in Modern Europe Seminar and the European Union Seminar