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Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Educator Workshop, featuring Patricia Heberer of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

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"Teaching Difficult Topics" series explores how to educate students on Nazi medical experiments

As part of our series Teaching Difficult Topics, the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State University will host an online educational workshop on the Nazi’s medical experiments.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice, a historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and an expert on the topic. During the workshop, teachers will also discuss Martha Kelly's best-selling novel Lilac Girls and Richard Wiesel's photographs of medical artifacts found in different concentration camps. Register for the educator workshop.

Educators are encouraged to join Martha Kelly’s talk on her book on November 12. The first 40 teachers to register for the talk will receive a copy of Martha Kelly's Lilac Girls: A Novel by mail and PDP’s are available for participants in both events. Register for Kelly's virtual talk. To receive your free copy or PDPs, please email your physical address at Following the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom-meeting login information.

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When 5:00pm
Christopher Mauriello

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