Central European Research
Institute for Art History

Representations of the Holocaust in the Cold War Eastern Bloc: the Early Decades

2023. June 9. 09:30 - June 10. 13:45
Freie Universität Berlin, Harnack-Haus, Ihnestr. 16–20, 14195 Berlin

The conference examines the memory of the Holocaust in fine arts within the Eastern Bloc from 1945 until the end of the 1960s. 

Organised by KEMKI’s Research Department (Daniel Véri) and Freie Universität Berlin’s Kunsthistorisches Institut (Agata Pietrasik). Supported by the Alfred Landecker Foundation.

The conference is our second international event dedicated to the subject, following last year’s ”Art of the Holocaust until 1989: Beyond an East/West Divide”.

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