Symposium: The Holocaust in Lithuania

Presented by the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto and the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Canada


9:00am–9:30am: Registration and Breakfast

9:30am–10:00am: Greetings by Prof. Jeffrey Kopstein, Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies; Opening remarks by Mr. Jonas Skardinskas, Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Lithuania in Ottawa

10:00am–1:00pm: Session

Chair: Prof. Doris Bergen, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies, University of Toronto

  • Prof. Sarunas Liekis, “History and Memory: The Place of Jewish History in the Lithuanian Historical Narrative”
  • Prof. Saulius Sužiedėlis, “History and Memory: Conversations about the Holocaust in Lithuania”
  • Dr. Sara Ginaitė, “History and Personal Memory: The Beginning of the Holocaust in Lithuania"
  • Dr. Christoph Dieckmann, “Lithuanian Cooperation with the Germans and the Shoah, 1941-1944"

Questions and Discussions

Closing Remarks by Prof. Doris Bergen


This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

Date & Time
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100, 170 St. George Street