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      Building History: Legal Memory and
                     Contemporary Judgements
                       
                       
      November 8-13, 1998, Ottawa, Canada
        National Art Gallery of Canada
                   Reception
    Sponsored by the Embassy of Switzerland
                       
      Sunday, November 8th, 5:30-7:00 PM
                       
                       
      Opening Remarks, Dr. Irving Abella
 Lawrence Hart, President, B'nai Brith Canada
      Institute for International Affairs
                       
                       
       Department of Foreign Affairs and
              International Trade
               Conference Rooms
                       
 Monday, November 9th, 1998    , 9:00-10:00 AM
                       
                   Greetings
 Peter Kleinmann, President, Kleinmann Family
                  Foundation
Jonathan Wener, Board Member, Kleinmann Family
                  Foundation
Dr. William Shulman, President, Association of
            Holocaust Organizations
                       
          Memorials: Distanced Memory
             Panel, 10:00 AM-12:00
                       
  Chair: Phyllis Lambert, Canadian Centre of
                 Architecture
Dr. Vicki Bennett,  Editor-in-Chief University
    of Ottawa Press, Memory as Sacred Space
  Dr. Jonathan Huener, University of Vermont,
      Auschwitz: Killing Centre to Museum
                       
             12:00-1:00 PM, Lunch
                       
 Integrating Events Occurring in Foreign Lands
        into Canadian Public Conscience
             Lecture, 1:00-2:00 PM
Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, Minister of Foreign
                  Affairs and
          International Trade, Canada
                       
                Memory Vectors
                  2:15-3:15 PM
                       
 Dr. Alain Goldschlager, University of Western
    Ontario, Memoirs: The Memory of History
                       
                       
            Appropriate Memorials?
              Panel, 3:00-5:00 PM
                       
Dr. Trudis Goldsmith-Reber, McGill University,
    Ghettos in Death: Images of Jewish Life
     Naomi Kramer, Appropriating the Shoah
  Anna Rosmus, Scholar, Associate Researcher
  USHMM, European Response to North American
                   Memorials
                       
          Kristallnacht Commemoration
                    7:30 PM
            Jewish Community Centre
                 1780 Kerr Ave
                       
       Remarks: Ambassador David Sultan
                       
                       
  Tuesday, November 10th, 1998, 9:00-10:15 AM
                       
               Web: Memory site
          Panel and      Site Visits
  Dina Kitouki, LLB, Carleton University, Old
     Hate and New Technology: Pedagogical
                  Guidelines
  Richard Hitchens, Auschwitz: Virtual Visits
                       
      Legacy of Absence: Art of Genocide
            Lecture, 11:00 AM-12:00
   Clifford Channin, Rockefeller Foundation
                       
           12:00-1:30 PM,      Lunch
                       
International Perspectives: Teaching the Shoah
              Panel, 1:30-3:00 PM
                       
   Chair, Dr. Peter Daly, McGill University
  Rositta Kenigsberg, United States Holocaust
               Memorial Council,
       Florida International University
   Regina Wyroll, Goethe Institute, Munich,
                    Germany
  Representative from Canadian Department of
               Multiculturalism
 Dr. Karen Mock, B'nai Brith, League for Human
                    Rights
                       
                    Israel
             Lecture, 3:15-4:15 PM
                       
    Dr. Shlomo Aronson, The Integration and
   Politicization of Shoah Memory in Public
         Conscience, Hebrew University
                       
   Public Art: The Limits of Representation
           Site visits, 4:30-5:30 PM
  Canadian Tribute to Human Rights Monument,
     Canadian War Museum and the Museum of
                 Civilization
                       
                       
       Wednesday, November 11th, 1998, 9:00-
                   10:30 AM
                       
 Voices of Memory: Reflections for the Future
                       
    Chair, Lee Macdonald, Chief Archivist,
          National Archives of Canada
                Peter Kleinmann
         Dr. David Elkin, Canadian POW
        Dr. Hans M”ller, Danish Rescuer
                       
              Remembrance Service
     Canadian War Monument, 11:00-11:30 AM
           11:30 AM-1:00 PM,   Lunch
                       
    An Ambivalent Legacy: Memorializing the
           Holocaust outside Europe
             Lecture 1:00-2:00 PM
                       
           Dr. Sybil Milton, Scholar
                       
       Fact Finding in War Crimes Cases
                Panel 2:30-4:30
                       
    Chair: Lisa Armony, National Director,
    Institute for Int'l Affairs B'nai Brith
  Dr. Ruth Bettina Birn, Chief Historian, War
       Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity
                Section(Canada)
  Howard Margolian, Former Lead Investigator,
 War Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity Section
                   (Canada)
 Sol Littman, Canadian Representative, Friends
        of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre
                       
                    Concert
                    7:30 PM
             Museum of Civilization
                       
                Lost Generation
        Susan Hoepner and Cordula Hacke
                       
              Reception following
       hosted by the Embassy of Germany
                       
                       
                       
Thursday,      November 12th, 1998           ,
                 9:00-10:15 AM
                       
   Legal Memory and Contemporary Judgements
                     Panel
                       
             Chair, Dr. Alti Rodal
      Dr. Irving Abella, York University
      Dr. Irwin Cotler, McGill University
  Eli Rosenbaum, Director, Office of Special
                Investigations
                       
 War Crimes Cases: Educational and Historical
                     Tools
             Panel 10:15-11:15 AM
                       
Chair, Professor Stephen Scheinberg, Concordia
                  University
               Jon Siverman BBC
       Myrian Eser Daviolo, Switzerland
     Dr. Frank Chalk, Concordia University
                       
                       
  War Crimes Prosecution in Source Countries
            Lecture, 11:30 AM-12:30
                       
 Dr. Henry Friedlander, Brooklyn College City
              University New York
   The Trials of the Nazi Euthanasia Killers
                     Lunch
                 12:00-1:00 PM
                       
   Challenges of Canadian Prosecution of War
                   Criminal
             Lecture, 1:00-2:30 PM
                       
  Mr. Justice Jules Deschˆnes, Commissioner,
Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals, Former
  Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for
                  Yugoslavia
                       
           War Criminal Prosecutions
              Panel, 2:45-4:00 PM
                       
  Chair, Richard Bogroch, National Co-Chair,
            Inst for Int'l Affairs
 Chris Amerisinghe, Prosecutor War Crimes and
        Crimes Against Humanity Section
      Graham Blewitt, Deputy Prosecutor,
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former
                  Yugoslavia
 Peter Kremer, Former Director War Crimes and
        Crimes Against Humanity Section
                       
                       
                       
  Friday, November 13th, 1998, 9:00-10:45 AM
                       
         Civil Remedies for War Crimes
                       
                       
   Marvin Kurz, National Co-Chair League for
      Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada
   Shawn Roberts, Legal Director Centre for
          Justice and Accountability
      Dr. Harris Schoenberg, B'nai Brith
                 International
                       
                  The Future
             Panel, 11:00-12:15 AM
  Chair: Rubin Friedman Dir. Gov't Relations,
              Canada, B'nai Brith
    Graham Blewitt, Deputy Prosecutor, ICTY
 Philippe Kirsch, Senior Legal Advisor, DFAIT
 David Matas, Honourary Senior Legal Counsel,
              B'nai Brith Canada
  Jelena Pajic, Lawyers' Commission for Human
                    Rights
                       
                  Roundtable
                  12:15-1:00
                       

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