2013-2014

An Adventure in Coming to Terms: Politics of Memory in France after the Holocaust

The program titled "An Adventure in Coming to Terms: Politics of Memory in France after the Holocaust" aims to increase knowledge in Turkey about the transformation of memory in France regarding the Holocaust, to contribute to memory and confrontation themed research in Turkey, and render accessible data that may accompany memory studies in Turkey.

Events are held in partnership with Memorial De La Shoah, Paris 8 University and the Istanbul French Cultural Centre.

Conferences
Vichy and the Jews
17 April 2014
Istanbul French Cultural Centre
Speaker Tal Bruttmann

People of Conscience during the Shoah
15 May 2014
Istanbul French Cultural Centre
Speaker Philippe Boukara

Just People who Stood up to the Genocide during the Shoah - 1915: Examples from Diyarbakır and Antep
16 May 2014
Cezayir Meeting Hall
Speakers Philippe Boukara, Ümit Kurt, Burçin Gerçek

Film Screenings
11 December 2013
Night and Fog
Alain Resnais, 1956
Istanbul French Cultural Centre

12 December 2013
The Sorrow and the Pity - Part 1 "The Collapse"
Marcel Ophüls, 1971
Istanbul French Cultural Centre

13 December 2013
The Vel D'hiv Roundup... 50 Years Later
William Karel, Blanche Singer, 1992
Sarah's Key
Gilles Pacquet-Brenner, 2010
Istanbul French Cultural Centre

Talk
Reflections of Shoah Memory in Film in France
11 December 2013
Istanbul French Cultural Centre
Speaker Ophir Levy