Symposium: Art and Culture in the Terezín Ghetto
2 March 2014
Key Focus on the Terezín Ghetto in the Program Surrounding the "Defiant Requiem"
2 March 2014, 11 am to 5 pm
Old Building, second level, Great Hall
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 344
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 333
The symposium explores in four lectures the history of the "exception ghetto" Terezín from four different angles. Wolfgang Benz, Berlin, speaks about Terezín as a place of deception and destruction; Inka Bertz, Berlin, considers the visual artists imprisoned there; Anna Hájková, Coventry, analyzes the ghetto as a place of unequals , and Hanno Loewy , Hohenems, examines the cinematic and photographic propaganda in the Terezín, Warsaw, and Lodz ghettos.
• 11 am: Terezín - A Story of Deception and Destruction
Wolfgang Benz, Berlin
• 12 pm: Jeunesse Dorée of the Holocaust - The Ghetto as a Society of Unequals
Anna Hájková, Coventry
• 1 pm: Lunch
• 2 pm: Drawing in Terezín
• 3 pm: Ghetto and Propaganda or: How Differently can you Portray Hell?
A Reflection on Terezín, Warsaw, and Lodz in Nazi Media
Hanno Loewy , Hohenems
• 4.30 pm: Reception