"Justice and Accountability after the Holocaust"
Wednesday, 9 November 2011
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Patricia Heberer has served as an historian with the Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., since 1994. There she is the Museum’s in-house specialist on medical crimes and eugenics policies in Nazi Germany.
A contributor and consultant historian for two United States Holocaust Memorial Museum publications, 1945: The Year of Liberation and In Pursuit of Justice: Examining Evidence of the Holocaust, she published Atrocities on Trial: The Politics of Prosecuting War Crimes in Historical Perspective, co-edited with Juergen Matthäus, in 2008 with the University of Nebraska Press. A further publication, Children during the Holocaust appeared in May 2011.
Dr. Heberer is a member of the Deadly Medicine Initiative Group that plans academic programming for the exhibit, “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race”, which has been shown at the United Nations and around the world, and is a frequent lecturer on the topic.