The next Sacker Lecture on human rights will be held this Thursday, October 6th, at 7:30 in the General Re Auditorium at the UConn Stamford Campus.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Marrus, is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Royal Historical Society.

He has been a Guggenheim Fellow; a visiting professor at UCLA and the University of Cape Town, and a visiting fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford and the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He authored The Holocaust in History, Vichy France and the Jews and co-authored The Unwanted: European Refugees in the Twentieth Century, The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial and Mr. Sam: A Biography of Samuel Bronfman.

Professor Marrus was a member of the International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission, examining the role of the Vatican during the Holocaust.

This lecture is free and open to the community.