February 26, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Contemporary History: Zionism after the Holocaust, Feb. 26

The Contemporary History Institute speakers series presents Dr. Norman Goda, former Ohio University professor, returning Feb. 26 to speak on “Discourses on Zionism after the Holocaust: The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, 1946” at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Theater.

This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Norman Goda, speaker on Zionism after the Holocaust

Dr. Norman Goda

Goda is the Norman and Irma Braman Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Tomorrow the World: Hitler, Northwest Africa, and the Path toward America (1998); Tales from Spandau: Nazi Criminals and the Cold War (2007); The Holocaust: Europe, the World, and the Jews (2013). He has also co-authored, with Richard Breitman, US Intelligence and the Nazis (2005) and Hitler’s Shadow: Nazi War Criminals, US Intelligence and the Cold War (2010).

He has edited a volume of international essays titled Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Perspectives (2014) as well as To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 (2014), which concerns Holocaust refugees and the question of Palestine in those years. He has published articles in various journals including the Journal of Modern History, The International History Review, and The Journal of Contemporary History, and his work has been the subject of stories by the The New York Times, the Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report, and other major news outlets. Goda has served as a consultant to the U.S. and German governments, as well as for various radio, television, and film documentaries in the United States, Europe, and Israel.

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