Learning from the Germans Community Reading Program Conclusion

Learning from the Germans Community Reading Program Conclusion

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

This is the final meeting of the Learning from the Germans Reading Program. Join Dan Panneton and Dr. Carson Phillips from the Neubeger as they discuss Part III of Learning from the Germans, considering the role that monument building and memory culture play in preserving and silencing various histories. We will also hear presentations from Dr. Susan Neiman and Dr. Karine Duhamel, the Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, tying the book’s focus into confronting histories of colonial genocide in Canada. 

This program is occurring at 2:00 PM due to time zone constraints.

Susan Neiman is an American moral philosopher, cultural commentator, and director of the Einstein Forum in Berlin. She is formerly a professor of philosophy at Yale University and Tel Aviv University, and is the author of Learning From the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (2019), Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (2002), and Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin (1992).

Karine Duhamel was Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, where she drafted the Final Report and managed the Forensic Document Review Project and the Legacy Archive. She is an independent historian, consultant, and curator. She is a meber of the Board of Directors for the International Council of Museums, a board member for the Facing History Board of Scholars, a Speaker for the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba and Co-Chair of the Expert Group on Indigenous Matters for the International Council of Archives. 

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This is the final meeting of the Learning from the Germans Reading Program. Join Dan Panneton and Dr. Carson Phillips from the Neubeger as they discuss Part III of Learning from the Germans, considering the role that monument building and memory culture play in preserving and silencing various histories. We will also hear presentations from Dr. Susan Neiman and Dr. Karine Duhamel, the Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, tying the book’s focus into confronting histories of colonial genocide in Canada. 

This program is occurring at 2:00 PM due to time zone constraints.

Susan Neiman is an American moral philosopher, cultural commentator, and director of the Einstein Forum in Berlin. She is formerly a professor of philosophy at Yale University and Tel Aviv University, and is the author of Learning From the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (2019), Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (2002), and Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin (1992).

Karine Duhamel was Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, where she drafted the Final Report and managed the Forensic Document Review Project and the Legacy Archive. She is an independent historian, consultant, and curator. She is a meber of the Board of Directors for the International Council of Museums, a board member for the Facing History Board of Scholars, a Speaker for the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba and Co-Chair of the Expert Group on Indigenous Matters for the International Council of Archives. 

For more information, discussion questions, and readings, please sign up HERE.



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