Following World War II, hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors filed reparation, restitution, and pension claims with West German state agencies. Hering will discuss the ethical challenges of accessing such records with regards to privacy law and preservation, the role of archives and archivists, and how the German government manages these challenges.
To read more, visit the event’s webpage: http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/callery.php.
Co-hosted by: Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Jewish Studies Program, and Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center.
Questions? Contact Amy Herlich at firstname.lastname@example.org.