University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Panel on "Shanghailander" Jewish Refugees

Panel on "Shanghailander" Jewish Refugees

Thursday, April 23
9:30 - 11:30am
Northrop Auditorium

China Day is an annual half-day event that brings together Minnesota high school students who study Chinese at the University of Minnesota. Keynote speakers include a panel of "Shanghailanders," individuals who lived in Shanghai as Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. Panelist will speak about their life in Shanghai and share with students what Shanghai was like during a critical time in history. The theme coincides with an exhibit that the Confucius Institute will be sponsoring, Jewish Refugees in Shanghai.

The panel discussion will be facilitated by Alejandro Baer, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and professor in the Department of Sociology.