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Sunday, August 25 • 09:20 - 10:20
Making Sense of the Auschwitz Site Today

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How far can visitors to the Auschwitz site understand the place? What (if anything) needs to be done to improve that? Make it more of a cemetery? Limit tourist numbers? I was a member of the Auschwitz museum’s international board for more than twenty years and would like to tell you about the problems.

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Jonathan Webber

Jonathan is a British anthropologist and Jewish activist living in Kraków, Poland. Specializing in modern Jewish society, Holocaust studies, Polish–Jewish studies, and Jewish heritage, he taught at Oxford, Birmingham, and the Jagiellonian University, Kraków; he is now retired... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 09:20 - 10:20 SAST