Michael Berenbaum

Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute at the American Jewish University (USA)

Speaker at Conference 2018

15:00 - 16:45

30 October

Section «Holocaust and genocides denial and diminishment: ways of combating»


  •  Ilya Altman, Co-chair, Russian Educational and Research Center "Holocaust" (Russia)
  • Paul Levine, Pedagogic Director of the Theresienstadt Centre for Genocide Studies Research (Czech Republic - Sweden)
16:30 - 18:00

30 October

Fourth Plenary Session «Antisemitism, Xenophobia and Racism: Modern Challenges and Threats»


  • Michael Berenbaum, Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: American Jewish University (USA)
  • Alexander Asmolov, Head of Department of Personality Psychology, Moscow State University, Member of the Russian Academy of Education (Russia)
10:30 — 12:00 (8:30 CET, 2:30 EST)

23rd of November

Denial and minimization of the Holocaust and genocides: counteraction, problems of legislation


— Dr.Ilya Altman, Professor of Russian State University for Humanities, Сo-chairman “Holocaust” Center (Russia)

— Kirill Feferman, Director of the Center for Holocaust Studies, Ariel University (Israel)


— Amb. Kathrin Meyer, Secretary General of The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (Germany), online
— Amb. Michaela Kuchler, Chair of IHRA, Special Representative for Relations with Jewish Organisations, Issues Relating to Antisemitism, International Sinti and Roma Affairs (Germany), Online.
— Prof. Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics at American Jewish University(USA), online
— Dr. Igor Kotler, Director, Museum of Human Rights and Freedom and Tolerance, Rutgers University (USA)
— Dr. Vladimir Mesamed, lecturer at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Israel)

— Dr. Linas Venclauskas, Sugihara Diplomats for Life Foundation (Lithuania), online
— Prof. Dr. Stefan Karner, University of Graz/Boltzmann-Institute for Research on Consequences of War (Austria), online
— Dr. Linas Venclauskas, Sugihara Diplomats for Life Foundation (Lithuania), online