Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation at the Library of Congress in cooperation with American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and The Hebrew Language Table
presents a lecture by Kobi Kabalek:
Failure and Memory: How the Rescue of Jews During the Holocaust is Depicted in Post-War German Film
Mr. Kabalek is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of Virginia, Lecturer, Ginsburg-Ingerman Overseas Student Program, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Kobi Kabalek received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Ben-Gurion University of the
Negev. In 2004, Kabalek began his Ph.D. candidacy at the Institute for Cultural Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin, continuing in 2007 at the University of Virginia. His dissertation topic is The Rescue of Jews and Memory in Germany: From the Nazi Period to the Present. He has conducted research for an international oral history project for the University of Vienna, interviewing the survivors of the Mauthausen concentration camp. Since 2009, Kabalek has coordinated the German-speaking Summer University at BGU. He also teaches American students studying abroad at BGU courses on violence and German reactions to the Holocaust.
For more information contact Gail Shirazi at 202-707-9897, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Galina Teverovsky at 202-707-8814, email@example.com
The lecture will be in English and is free and open to the public.