01 May The Eichmann Trial
Deborah E. Lipstadt (Religion, Emory University)
Sunday, May 1 / 3:00 PM
UCSB Campbell Hall
Lipstadt offers a compelling reassessment of the groundbreaking trial that has become a touchstone for judicial proceedings in which victims of genocide confront its perpetrators. As the world continues to confront the ongoing reality of genocide and ponder the fate of those who survive it, this “trial of the century” offers a legal, moral, and political framework for coming to terms with unfathomable evil and those who perpetrate it.
Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, is the author of Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory, and History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving, which won the National Jewish Book Award and was a finalist for the Koret Book Award.
Sponsored by The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UC Santa Barbara, a program of the IHC, is cosponsored by UCSB Arts & Lectures, the Dept. of Religious Studies, Congregation B’nai B’rith, Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara Hillel. This event is also cosponsored by the Dept. of History.