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How Germany Has Come To Terms With Its Past
Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Woolfolk Gallery
Retired German diplomat Stefan Schlüter will discuss “How Germany Has Come To Terms With Its Past,” including how the educational system in Germany has addressed the issue of the Holocaust. There will follow a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Tina Kempin-Reuter, Director of UAB Institute of Human Rights, to include discussion on how the US has addressed some it’s own difficult historical issues.
- Gregory Wilson, History Professor, Lawson State Community College
- Laura Anderson, Director of Operations, Alabama Humanities Foundation
- Kiara Boone, Deputy Program Manager, Equal Justice Initiative
For those who are unable to attend, this program will be live streamed via YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.
5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Program