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Historian Jan Gross to speak on Holocaust in Poland

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Jan Tomasz Gross

Jan Tomasz Gross, Norman B. Tomlinson ’16 and ’48 Professor of War and Society and professor of history at Princeton University, will give a lecture titled “On Holocaust’s Periphery: Poles and Their Jewish Neighbors” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 27) in the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall auditorium.

Gross, a native of Warsaw, was born shortly after World War II. His mother had fought in the Polish resistance, risking her life to ensure the survival of his father, a Polish Jew and a member of the underground Polish Socialist Party. Read More