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At the 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education, Professor Deborah Dwork discusses challenges in teaching the Holocaust at universities.
Professor Taner Akçam presents a lecture titled "Ethnic Cleansing and the Armenian Genocide: New Evidence from the Ottoman Archive" at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.