“Saint-making: Pope Pius XII, the Catholic Church and the Jews.”
Fri, April 23, 2010 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM • Garrison Hall, Room 1.102
A lecture by Professor Michael R. Marrus, Massey College in the University of Toronto
Michael Marrus is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto and a Senior Fellow of Massey College. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada, he received M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He has been a visiting fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford; the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and has taught as a visiting professor at UCLA and the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is the author several prize-winning books, including Vichy France and the Jews (with Robert Paxton), The Unwanted: European Refugees in the Twentieth Century, The Holocaust in History, Mr. Sam: The Life and Times of Samuel Bronfman, and The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, 1945-46. He is completing a book on the Holocaust restitution campaign of the 1990s, entitled Some Measure of Justice.