November 8 – 13, 1998, Ottawa, Canada

Kleinmann Family Foundation
B’nai Birth Canada, Institute For International Affairs

In cooperation with German Studies, McGill University
Holocaust Literature Research Institute, University of Western Ontario

National Art Gallery of Canada
Opening Reception, Sponsored by the Embassy of Switzerland

Keynote Speaker
The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Kristallnacht Commemoration Remarks
Ambassador of Israel, David Sultan

The conference will meet the future through knowledge of the past in panel discussions, site visits, art, music, and law.

The Future of War Crimes Prosecutions
War Crimes Cases: Educational and Historical Pedagogy
Fact Finding in War Crimes Cases
War Crimes Prosecutions in Source Countries

The Fallacy of Race and The Shoah
Voices of Memory: Reflections for the Future
Web: Memory Site
Memory Vectors
Memorials: Distanced Memory
Memory as Sacred Space

Irving Abella   Shlomo Arnson  Vicki Bennett   Ruth Bettina Birn  Graham Blewitt  Irwin Colter  Jules Deschenes  Myrian Eser Davolio  Henry Friedlander  Trudis Goldsmith-Reber  Jonathan Huener  Philippe Kirsch  Phyllis Lambert  Sol Littmann  David Mattas Lee Macdonald  Sybil Milton  Shawn  Roberts  Eli Rosenbaum  Anna Rosmus  and William Shulman are amongst the distinguished scholars.