From: UVM Holocaust Studies <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Jonathan Huener
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 8:47 AM
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Subject: Symposium Sunday 21 October


Dear Friends:


Here an additional reminder about the Miller Center’s symposium, “Poland under German Occupation, 1939-1945,” to be held on Sunday, 21 October. The details of the program follow. Please note that the event is taking place in the Silver Pavilion at the UVM Alumni House, 61 Summit St., Burlington, VT.


Parking is available in the Alumni House lot off Maple St., on Summit St., in the Grasse Mount lot just north of the Alumni House, and in the Wheeler House and Jacobs House lots on the north side of Main St. I attach a parking map to this message.


In hopes of seeing you there, and with best wishes,


Jon Huener




The Eighth Miller Symposium––21 October 2018, UVM Alumni House


“Poland under German Occupation, 1939-1945”


9:00-9:15 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

9:15-10:30 a.m.

The Ghettos: Jewish Sources on the Struggle for Survival in Warsaw and Łódź

Andrea Löw, Institute for Contemporary History, Munich

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pyrrhic Victories?: Warsaw’s Two Uprisings in the Second World War

Winson Chu, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

12:00-1:30 p.m.


1:30-2:45 p.m.

Uneasy Bonds: Jews in Hiding and the Making of Surrogate Families

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College

3:00-4:15 p.m.

Stories of Power: Sexual Contacts between Occupiers and Locals in German-Occupied Poland

Maren Röger, University of Augsburg

4:30-5:45 p.m.

Polish Debates on the Holocaust from the 1940s to the Present

Dariusz Stola, Polin-Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw


Closing Discussion





Jonathan Huener, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History

Director, The Carolyn and Leonard Miller

Center for Holocaust Studies

University of Vermont

133 S. Prospect St.

Burlington, VT 05405



Tel: (802) 656-4495

Fax: (802) 656-8794