200,000 Refugees in Trains in Germany: Forgotten History | Lecture

When: 2016-02-04 16:30 - 2016-02-04 17:30
Where: Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Entry fee: Free (please, sign up by clicking at signup above the picture)

Drawing on archival material and testimony clips from the archive of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, phenomena such as handling a major refugee wave, migrant resettlement and rehabilitation, social assistance to the needy and labeling all such humanitarian work as a subversive enemy act will be explored, as well as propagandistic enemy constructs and their use and re-use by various political regimes.

For those interested in modern Jewish history, some chapters of post-WWII history of Jewish presence in Czechoslovakia may get exposed from a unique angle of a continuous Czech bureaucratic attitude extending from the Austro-Hungarian times of WWI well into the 1950s.

In Czech.