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VIRTUAL EVENT: The lessons of the Holocaust: a conceptual critique

01 July 2020, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm

Holocaust Memorial. Image: Anders Thirsgaard Rasmussen via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

In this webinar, Dr Arthur Chapman analyses the notion of learning lessons from the Holocaust. 

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Alison Brady

To register and for more information contact Alison Brady.

The ‘lessons of the Holocaust’ figure centrally in much discourse about the Holocaust in education and in public life and yet the notion of learning lessons from the past is controversial for historians.

Dr Chapman explores historiographic and philosophical arguments around the validity of this construct.

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About the Speaker

Dr Arthur Chapman

Associate Professor in History in Education at UCL Institute of Education

Dr Arthur Chapman is interested in history pedagogy and didactics, public history and historical consciousness and the methodology and philosophy of history.

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