Travel to Munich, Germany, the birthplace of the Nazi Party. Learn about the Third Reich by visiting areas associated with the political rise of Adolf Hitler – beginning with the Beer Hall Putsch. See locales connected to Nazi power, brutality, and terror. Attendees will learn: about the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany; how the city Munich played a key role in many significant historical events eventually leading to the Holocaust; the continuing grappling with Munich’s dark past (Vergangenheitsbewältigung); different approaches to remembrance and commemoration.
This is a hybrid program with both in-person and virtual options available. Register on Eventbrite. This program is free for GAHC members or included in the price of admission to the museum. This is available free via Zoom for GAHC members and $5 for non-member Zoom access.
Dr. Robinson Yost is a Professor of History at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. He received his Ph.D. in History of Technology and Science from Iowa State University. At Kirkwood, he teaches all four of the Western Civilization courses as the one full-time European historian. In addition, Rob has taught History of Science since 2002 and Holocaust and Genocide in Modern Memory since 2007.
Dr. Laura Yost is an Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Laura teaches cultures courses on Latin America, Modern China, and Modern Japan, as well as history classes on modern world military history and the Holocaust and genocide. She received her Ph.D. in 19th- and 20th-century military history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, having earned her B.A. and M.A. in history from Iowa State University.
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