October 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The East Valley Generations After Descendants Forum
Sites and Symbols: The History of Auschwitz and the Anne Frank House, a presentation with Dr. Kimberly Allar.
Dr. Kimberly Allar is a clinical assistant professor of history at Arizona State University’s School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies and the co-director of the school’s online World War II Studies master’s degree program, which is conducted in partnership with the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. She will share her expertise in how the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp and the Anne Frank House became symbols for tourists and descendants and explore the interests, debates and controversies that propelled their growth and shaped their status as the most-visited Holocaust sites in Europe today.
Dr. Allar has held research fellowships from the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany, the Holocaust Educational Foundation, and the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, among others.
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