Humanity in Action

Lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists on the topic of international human rights
Dec 4th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:45 am

Søren Pind, Member of the Danish Parliament and Humanity in Action Denmark Board Member and Manfred Nowak, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Vienna University debate what Europe has learned since 1943 during the final Panel Discussion of the October 43 Conference, Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust.  Moderated by Paula Larrain, Journalist and former TV-host of DR.

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Nov 6th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 4:15 pm
Bob Moore, Professor at the University of Sheffield, delivers a presentation at the October 43 Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust in Copenhagen on October 1, 2013.

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Dr. Ulrich Herbert, Professor & Director of School of History at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, delivers a presentation at the October 43 International Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust Conference in Copenhagen on October 1, 2013.  Discussant: Peter Wivel, Berlin Correspondent, Politiken.
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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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