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Samuel Kassow

Contributors

Samuel Kassow, the Charles Northam Professor of Judaic Studies at Trinity College, is the author of numerous articles and scholarly talks in English, Russian and Yiddish. He has also lectured and taught in Mexico, Lithuania, Russia and Poland. Professor Kassow is the son of Holocaust survivors and was born in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2009

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Hailed by the New Republic as possibly “the most important book of history that anyone will ever read”, Who Will Write Our History? tells the astounding story of Emanuel Ringelblum, who set up a clandestine operation to collect and preserve 35,000 documents in tin boxes buried underground, to preserve the memory of the Warsaw Ghetto and its inhabitants. Samuel Kassow bears witness to this extraordinary act of defiance in the face of tyranny and to the triumph of history.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.