The Contemporary Antisemitism Lecture Series: "Holocaust Distortion as a New Form of Holocaust Denial: the Case of Poland" - with Jan Grabowski


Thursday January 25, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity Presents the Contemporary Antisemitism Lecture Series

featuring Dr. Jan Grabowksi

Professor of History, University of Ottawa 

"Holocaust Distortion as a New Form of Holocaust Denial: the Case of Poland" 

Thursday, January 25, 2024

6:00-7:30 PM

Kinesiology 100 | 28 Division Street, Kingston

This lecture series is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation.
This event is co-sponsored with the Jewish Studies Program at Queen's University.

Event poster


Jan Grabowski is a Professor of History at the University of Ottawa and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. His interests focus on the Holocaust in Poland and, more specifically, on the relations between Jews and Poles during the war.  He has authored/co-authored or edited twenty books and published more than eighty articles in learned journals in many languages. Professor Grabowski’s book: Hunt for the Jews. Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland has been awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for 2014.  In 2018 he co-edited and co-authored  “Dalej jest noc” [Night Without End] (a two-volume study of the fate of the Jews in selected counties of occupied Poland). Night Without End has been published in 2022 in English by Indiana University Press.  Grabowski’s most recent book “On Duty. The Role of the Polish “Blue” Police in the Holocaust” (“Na Posterunku. Udział Polskiej Policji Granatowej i kryminalnej w Zagładzie Żydów”,  Czarne Publishing House), has been published in Poland, in March 2020 and will be published in 2024 in English by Yad Vashem.