Persecution of the Gypsies During the Holocaust

Who: Stockton University at Manahawkin, Lillian Hussong

What: “Persecution of the Gypsies During the Holocaust” Lecture

When: 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

Where: 712 East Bay Ave. Manahawkin, N.J. 08050

Event Description: Lillian Hussong, PhD candidate at the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs and The Simon Reich Fellow for Research in Global Governance, will present a lecture on the history and customs of the Gypsy (Sinti/Roma) people, the legal discrimination against German Gypsies during 1933-1945, and the systematic extermination of their group by the National Socialist (Nazi) regime.

Hussong previously earned a Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies (2014) and Bachelor of Arts in Historical Studies (2012), both with program distinction, at Stockton University. In December 2017, Hussong joined the Genocide & Atrocity Prevention (GAP) project at the Center for the Study of Genocide & Human Rights at Rutgers University, which monitors and provides factual and scholarly information about emerging and ongoing situations in which genocide and atrocity crimes are taking place.

Cost: Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

How to Register: Seating is limited. Please call 609-626-3883 to register.

Diane D’Amico
Director of News and Media Relations
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