Conference Schedule

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
 

Location: Frederiksdal Sinatur Hotel & Konference (Frederiksdalsvej 360, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)

4:30-5:15pm

Registration

5:15-5:30pm

Welcome - Presentation of the conference
Anders Jerichow (Board Chair - Humanity in Action Denmark)
Eva maria Lassen (Vice Chair - Humanity in Action Denmark)

5:30-6:45pm

Holocaust and later Genocides: My father's lesson
Bent Melchior (Chief Rabbi Emeritus)

 

7:00-8:00pm

Dinner

8:00-10:00pm

Pre-Genocide: Germany, Denmark, League of Nations
Facilitator: Adam Holm (Ph.D. in history & journalist)
Ulrich Herbert (Professor - University of Freiburg | Growing Antisemitism of the German state)
Bent Blüdnikow (Historian | Small nation facing Nazism)
Cecilie Stokholm Banke (Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies | Early warning at the international level)

Thursday, September 27, 2018
 

Location: Frederiksdal Sinatur Hotel & Konference (Frederiksdalsvej 360, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)

9:30-10:45am

Pre-Holocaust - Poland, The Netherlands
Konstanty Gebert (Writer & journalist | Poland)
Selma Leydesdorff (Professor, University of Amsterdam | The Netherlands)

10:45-11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am-12:30pm

Pre-Holocaust - Hungary, Italy
Facilitator: Anders Jerichow
Laszlo Csosz (Senior Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Hungary)
Michele Sarfatti (Historian, Director of Jewish Contemporary Documentation Center)

12:30-2:00pm

Lunch

2:00-5:00pm

Pre-Genocide: Four cases after the Second World War
Facilitator: Anette Marcker (writer & journalist)
Alexander Hinton (Professor, Rutgers University | Cambodia)
Joost Hilstermann(P.h.D., Director, International Crisis Group | Anfal, Iraqi Kurdistan)
Assumpta Mugiraneza(Social Psycologist, Director, Iriba Centre | Rwanda)
Edina Becirevic (Professor, University of Sarajevo | Bosnia)

6:00-7:00pm

Dinner

7:15-7:30pm

Reception at the Occasion of the Publication of “Beyond the Shadows”
Judy Glickman Lauder – a photographic essay on the Holocaust and the story of the Danish Rescue
Introduction: Judith Goldstein (Historian & Founder and Executive Director, Humanity in Action)

7:30-8:15pm A Granddaughter's Journey
Rachel Cerotti (author)
8:15-10:00pm

A Musical Journey
Ernst Goldschmidt (piano)
Henrik Goldschmidt (obo)
Anders Singh (accordion)
Idil Alpsoy (vocal)

Friday, September 28, 2018
 

Location: Frederiksdal Sinatur Hotel & Konference (Frederiksdalsvej 360, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)

9:15-11:15am

In Peace:How can human rights prevent conflict and genocide
Avram de Swaan (Professor Emeritus, University of Amsterdam | Societal phenomena that may lead to Genocide)
Eva Maria Lassen (Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for Human Rights: Human rights as a peace project)
Andreas Meitzner (Germany’s Ambassador to Denmark)

11:30am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30-2:30pm

During Conflict and after Genocide
Facilitator: Samuel Rachlin (Writer & journalist)
Peter Vedel Kessing (Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for Human Rights | International Rules and Monitoring)
Frederik Harhoff (Professor emeritus, University of Southern Denmark | International Law, Prevention of Future Genocide)

2:30-3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00-4:00pm

International Law under Attack
Morten Kjærum (Professor emeritus, University of Southern Denmark | International Law, Prevention of Future Genocide)

12:30-2:30pm

Humanity in Action, Warnings and Readiness to Protect
Judith Goldstein
Anders Jerichow

Saturday, September 29, 2018
 

Departure by bus from Hotel Sinatur (Frederiksdal, Lyngby)

9:30am-1:30pm

Optional Excursion to Gilleleje
Visit to church and harbor
Meeting in church with a survivor from a flight to Sweden and with a survivor from Theresienstadt
Guide on Tour: Historian Bjarke Følner