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International conference in Kaunas

October 27-29

Local Analysis of Holocaust Development in the Eastern and Western European States Occupied by the Nazis.

Hotel „Best Baltic Kaunas“, A.Mickevičiaus g. 28, Kaunas.




9.30–10.00 Registration

10.00–10.30 Opening speeches

10.30–11.15 Prof. Dr. Saulius Sužiedėlis (Millersville University, USA). Features of the Holocaust in Lithuania: the European Context

11.15–11.45 Assoc. Prof. Joachim Tauber (Nordost Institute, Germany). Genesis of the Final Decision in 1941 (Entschlussfindung)

11.45–12.15 Coffee break

12.15–12.45 Dr. Alfredas Rukšėnas (The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania, Lithuania). Number of the Holocaust Participants and Methods and Problems of its Identification

12.45–13.15 Dr. Ilmjärv, Magnus (Tallinn University, Estonia). Baltic Refugee Politicians and Organizations and the Crimes against Humanity Committed during WWII in the Context of the Cold War

13.15–14.15 Lunch break

14.15–14.45 Dr. Arūnas Bubnys (The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania, Lithuania).  Murder of Foreign Jews in the Ninth Fort in 1941

14.45–15.15 Dr. Lea Prais (Yad Vashem, Israel). Moral Dilemmas of Lithuanian Judenrates

15.15–15.45 Dr. Linas Venslauskas (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)   . Fomentation of the hatred against Jews: the Lithuanian press in 1941–1944

15.45–16.15 Coffee break

16.15–17.00 Discussion


9.30–10.15      Prof. Dr. Vygantas Vareikis (Klaipėda University, Lithuania). What to Remember? Research and Controversies of the Holocaust in Lithuania

10.15–10.45    Assoc. Prof. Didzis Bērziņš (University of Latvia, Latvia). Development of the Holocaust Consciousness in Latvia: Problems and Perspectives

10.45–11.15    Noreika, Dainius (Vilnius University, Lithuania). Crossroads of Various Histories: the Holocaust, the June Uprising, and the Partisan War

11.15–11.45    Coffee break

11.45–12.15    Dr. Iana Prymachenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine). Ukrainian Historical Policy and the Holocaust: the Problem of Perception

12.15–12.45    Dr. Hektoras Vitkus (Klaipėda University, Lithuania). Deconstruction of the Holocaust Memory in Soviet Lithuania: an Ideological Aspect

12.45–13.15    Prof. Dr. Robert Van Voren (Vytautas Magnus University Lithuania) (Ilia State University, Georgia). Dealing with a Painful Past: the Comparison of Complicity and Denial in Lithuania and the Netherlands

13.15–14.15    Lunch break

14.15–14.45    Justas Stončius (Klaipėda University, Lithuania). Features and Analysis of Anti-semitic Incidents in the Lithuanian SSR in the General Context of SSRS

14.45–15.15    Assoc. Prof. Marek Kucia (Jagiellonian University, Poland). Holocaust Memorials in Lithuania, Poland, and Other Countries of Eastern Europe

15.15–15.45    Zigmas Vitkus (Klaipėda University, Lithuania). Holocaust Memorials in Vilnius Region: their Condition and the Perspectives of Memory Actualization

15.45–16.15    Coffee break

16.15–17.30    Final discussion