Martina Emme Will Speak Jan. 21
TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2014) – Martina Emme, a daughter and granddaughter of Nazi perpetrators, will speak about her experiences growing up in that environment at the University of South Florida on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Emme is a founder of One-by-One, an organization that brings together groups of descendants of Holocaust survivors and descendants of the Nazi regime. She studies moral and political aspects of empathy and dialogue.
Emme is scheduled to speak at 2 p.m. in the Grace Allen Room on the 4th floor of the USF Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Hosted by the USF Libraries Holocaust & Genocide Studies Center, the discussion is titled “Journeys of Transformation: Picking up the Pieces of the Holocaust.”
The USF Library will host several other events on the topic of genocide throughout January and February. Those can be found here.
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