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Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations
Exhibit: Survivors, Victims, Perpetrators
On the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the exhibition “Survivors, Victims, Perpetrators” will open on 22 January 2018 in the Visitors’ Lobby of the United Nations. The exhibition is a joint project by the German Mission to the United Nations, the House of the Wannsee Conference Memorial and Educational Site in Berlin, and the arts and remembrance project “Lest We Forget” by the photographer Luigi Toscano. The aim of the exhibition is to educate about the Holocaust, expose the motives of its perpetrators, commemorate the victims and honor the survivors.
The images will be on display through 28 February.
The UN Visitors’ Lobby is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m.

Monopol - Zeitschrift für Kunst und Leben  -  January 2018
Deutscher Fotograf erinnert im UN-Hauptquartier an Holocaust-Opfer.
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How Germany ticks - Deutschland  -  2018/01/24
Large photos of Holocaust survivors - German photographer Luigi Toscano shows Holocaust victims in large-sized photos in New York
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Deutsche Welle  -  2017/12/27
Anti-Semitism in Germany: Jewish life 'under threat' says Charlotte Knobloch.
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Time Magazine  -  2017/12/19
What people get wrong about the Nazi Conference to plan the 'Final Solution'.
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Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University, NY  -  veröffentlicht am 18.12.2017
American Models and Nazi Solutions: The Mechanics of Race Law
The interconnections of migration, law, bureaucracy and race form the subject of some of the most exciting current research into the Nazis in history. The American roots of National Socialism are explored by James Whitman, one of tonight’s speakers and author of a study of the influences exerted upon the Third Reich by interwar US immigration laws. Alongside Whitman, Hans-Christian Jasch will speak about new insights to be gleaned into the emergence of the wartime German genocide through a focus on the careers, personalities and intellectual outlooks of the civil servants who participated in the Wannsee Conference, a key turning-point in the Final Solution of the Jewish Question.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York  -  published: 2017/11/25
Lecture 2017/12/19:
The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference.
On January 20, 1942, an infamous meeting of high-ranking members of the SS took place in Berlin-Wannsee. Who were the 15 men who attended the meeting, and what connected them? Authors Dr. Hans-Christian Jasch of the Memorial of the Wannsee Conference in Berlin and Dr. Christoph Kreutzmüller of the Jewish Museum Berlin reveal their stories, discuss their post-war fates, and examine the ways in which this meeting is understood in present-day Germany.
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New Haven Register  -  2017/11/16
Presentation at UNH looks at those behind ‘Final Solution’
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Deutsche Welle  -  2017/09/06
Munich Terror Anniversary.

Dr. Hans-Christian Jasch (Interview English, mp4, 2:58)
Jasch: Munich Terror Anniversary

Ynet-News  -  2017/04/26
Israel embassy staff meet in Berlin villa where Final Solution was agreed upon.
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Federal Government of Germany - 2017/01/20
Rede der Kulturstaatsministerin Monika Grütters bei der Gedenkveranstaltung zum 75. Jahrestag der Wannsee-Konferenz.
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i24 News - 2017/01/20
75 ans après, la Maison de la conférence de Wannsee retrace l'histoire.
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Bundesregierung - 2017/01/19
75 Jahre Wannsee-Konferenz - Grütters: Erinnerung an das Unfassbare wachhalten.
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US today - 2017/01/18
Germany slowly relaxes its grip on how it confronts the Holocaust.
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Lecture Dr. Hans-Christian Jasch about the Wannsee Conference

Interview with the Director of the Wannsee Conference Haus, Dr. Hans-Christian Jasch, about the development of Holocaust awareness in the collective German memory.
(International Meeting: Connecting Law and Memory, Mechelen, 2016/09/20)
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Jerusalem Post Magazine - 2015/09/04
Chilling beauty - A visit to picturesque Wannsee, on the outskirts of Berlin, reveals a magnificent villa, a testimony to the turning point of the ‘Final Solution’.
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Bundesregierung, Bulletin der Bundesregierung v. 23.01.2012
Rede von Bundespräsident Christian Wulff bei der Gedenkstunde zum 70. Jahrestag der Wannsee-Konferenz am 20.01.2012.
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