Humanity in Action

Lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists on the topic of international human rights
Nov 26th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 7:23 am

Editor-in-Chief of Politiken Bo Lidegaard,  Head of Research Unit on the Holocaust and Genocide at the Danish Institute for International Studies Cecilie Stokholm Banke and Author and Historian Bent Blüdnikov discuss Holocaust History, specifically the rescue of the Danish Jews during the opening panel of the October 43 Conference in Copenhagen.  This panel was moderated by author and journalist Klaus Rothstein.

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Nov 6th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 4:22 pm

Richard Breitman, Distinguished Professor at American University, delivers a presentation at theOctober 43 Conferenc: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust on October 2, 2013 in Copenhagen.  Discussant: Journalist, correspondent and author Samuel Rachlin

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Panel Discussion with Konstanty Gebert (Associate Fellow at European Council on Foreign Relations), Anthony Georgieff (Journalist and Managing Editor, Vagabond) and Dr. Annette Wieviorka (Directrice de recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) at the October 43 International Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust in Copenhagen. Moderated by Flemming Rose (Editor, Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten).

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Nov 4th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 12:11 pm

Sofie Lene Bak, Associate Professor at the Department of History at the University of Copenhagen, delivers a presentation in which she discusses the rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II at the October 43 Conference in Copenhagen on October 1, 2013.  The presentation was moderated by writer and publisher Lene Andersen.
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Aug 5th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:53 pm


Dr. Judith Goldstein delivers opening remarks at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland, on June 27, 2013.  Dr. Goldstein is the founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action.
 In her remarks, she references Jan Karski (Polish resistance fighter and professor of international relations at Georgetown University)  and Stefan Zweig (novelist, dramatist and biographer) to illuminate the present challenges facing Poland.

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Aug 2nd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:49 pm


Konstanty Gebert, associate fellow at the European Council for Foreign Relations and reporter and columnist at “Gazeta Wyborcza,” delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw on  June 28, 2013.  In his presentation he addresses the differences in collective memory of the Second World War in the Polish and Jewish communities.  

 “It’s not only about divergent interpretations-- It is about fundamental inability to agree about what happened and what didn’t happen.” 

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Aug 1st, 2013 by humanityinaction at 4:53 pm

Dr. Dariusz Stola delivers the opening keynote at the
 Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw on June 27th 2013 in which he addresses the transitions and challenges faced by Poland during the interwar period.  

Dr. Stola is the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation at Collegium Civitas, a Research Fellow at Institute for Political Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a member of the Programming Board of Humanity in Action Poland.

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