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24 November 2015

Coming to Terms with the Holocaust: Restitution, Responsibility, and Justice

Date: 24 November 2015
Time: 11.00 am - 12.00 noon
Venue: Room 4.36 Arts Faculty Conference Room

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Hannah Lessing, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor has been appointed as the Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism since 1995, the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism and the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish cemeteries in Austria. In addition, she has been Head of Delegation of the Republic of Austria to the “International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance”. Hannah Lessing has received international acclaim for her work. She lectures extensively on the National Fund and the General Settlement Fund and is an internationally renowned speaker on restitution issues as well as in connection with international commemoration activities regarding the Holocaust, transitional justice and reconciliation as well efforts to combat anti-semitism and raise awareness against racism.

No registration. All are welcome.

The talk is co-organised by the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre and the Consulate-General of Austria.

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