In this presentation, Jan Grabowski discusses his work that focuses on participation of non-Germans in the German genocidal project, more specifically, he is studying the extent of which European populations in eastern Europe took part in the extermination of the Jewish people.
This presentation by Jan Grabowski is part of the “Making the Case for History” Panel at the 10th Canada’s History Forum, Making History Relevant that was held on November 21, 2017 at the Canadian Museum of History. This event was organized by Canada’s National History Society and the National Council on Public History.
Jan Grabowski is a Professor of History of the Holocaust at the University of Ottawa. He has been an invited professor at universities in France, Israel, Poland, and the United States. In 2011, Grabowski was appointed the Baron Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim Chair for the Study of Racism, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel. He has authored and edited fifteen books and published more than sixty articles in English, French, Polish, German, and Hebrew. Grabowski’s most recent book: Hunt for the Jews. Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland has been awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for 2014.