“It's nothing. It's in the Ghetto.” Reflections on the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jan Tomasz Gross

Leszek Grzywaczewski, A building razed by the SS burns during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising., Warsaw 19 April–16 May 1943, Photograph Number: 80090, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Howard Kaplan

Admission and registration
Admission to all events is free; registration is recommended for the conference.
You can also participate digital; you will find the link to the live stream on this website.

On Monday, 17 April 2023, at 6 p.m. in the Paulinum of Leipzig University, the renowned historian Jan Tomasz Gross will speak about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. As a professor at Princeton University, New Jersey, his studies on the Jedwabne, Rzeszów, Krakow and Kielce pogroms have triggered lasting debates and significantly influenced the culture of remembrance, especially in Poland. His lecture will be in English, but simultaneously translated into German.

The event is part of the international conference "Looking at the Ghetto ...", which will take place in Leipzig from 17 to 19 April 2023, but can also be attended independently. The conference presentations will be held in German and English and will each be simultaneously translated.

You can also participate in the conference digitally.

17 April 2023, 6 p.m.
Paulinum, Leipzig University and digital

Introduction: Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss