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The Holocaust: an unfinished history

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker

Professor Dan Stone

Professor Dan Stone

Professor of Modern History, and Director, Holocaust Research Institute, Royal Holloway

Chair

Professor Jens Meierhenrich

Professor Jens Meierhenrich

Professor, Department of International Relations, LSE

Join us for the launch of Dan Stone's latest book The Holocaust: An Unfinished History. The author will be in conversation with Professor Jens Meierhenrich.

The Holocaust is much-discussed, much-memorialised and much-portrayed. But major aspects of its history have been overlooked and misunderstood. Spanning not just the Holocaust itself but also the decades since, Dan Stone's sweeping history deepens our understanding of what the Holocaust actually was and its ongoing repercussions across the world today.

Drawing on decades of research, The Holocaust: An Unfinished History upends much of what we think we know about the Holocaust. Dan Stone draws on Nazi documents, but also on diaries, post-war testimonies and fiction, urging that, in our age of increasing nationalism and xenophobia, we must understand the true history of the Holocaust.

Meet our speaker and chair

Dan Stone is one of the foremost experts on the Holocaust of his generation. He is Professor of Modern History and Director of the Holocaust Research Institute (Royal Holloway, University of London), and was on the advisory panel for the Imperial War Museum’s new Holocaust Galleries. He has authored and edited numerous books, including Histories of the Holocaust and The Liberation of the Camps.

Jens Meierhenrich is Professor in the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Working at the intersection of foreign, comparative, and international law, Jens has a particular interest in political and legal thought, especially critical jurisprudence. He is the author of The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law (Oxford University Press, 2018) and writes extensively on genocide.

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