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Monday, April 24: speaker is Sarhang Hamasaeed for "The Wars in Iraq and Syria – National, Regional, and Global Implications" (located in Construction and Engineering Hall)
Tuesday, April 25: speaker is Lucielle Eichengreen for "Reflections on the Holocaust" (located in Austin Auditorium). This event is FREE and open to the public, but tickets are required to be admitted into the auditorium. Please reserve your free ticket here.
Thursday, April 27: speaker is Anne Knowels for "The Transformative Power of the Holocaust" (located in Construction and Engineering Hall)
At Oregon State University, we have observed Holocaust Memorial Week every year since 1987. The breadth and the duration of our effort are unmatched in the Pacific Northwest. This program grows from the belief that educational institutions can do much to combat prejudice of all kinds, and to foster respect for the diversity that is America, by promoting an awareness of the Holocaust, perhaps the most horrific historical indicator of the high cost of prejudice. It is particularly important to teach young people about the Holocaust, so that coming generations will not forget the lessons that a preceding one learned at such cost. This emphasis recalls the motto of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: "For the dead and the living, we must bear witness."