Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
The schedule is subject to change. One does not register for sessions.  Seating at individual sessions is first come, first served.
View analytic
Sunday, March 6 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Playing Hitler's Games: The 1936 Nazi Olympics and the Canadian Jewish Community

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the infamous 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany, an priority event not only for Hitler and Germany but also for the Canadian Olympic Committee and the organized Canadian Jewish community which, in the wake of the Nuremberg Laws, campaigned against Canadian participation in the Games. The campaign failed. Canada participated in what turned out to be a propaganda bonanza for Nazi Germany. Troper will discuss the legacy of the Nazi Olympic Games and the part played by Canada and Canadian Jewish community in the Nazi Olympic saga.

Speakers
avatar for Hesh Troper

Hesh Troper

Hesh Troper is a professor at the University of Toronto. He is perhaps best known as co-author of None Is Too Many. His most recent book is More than Just Games: Canada and the Nazi Olympics, written in partnership with Richard Menkis of the University of British Columbia. Hesh’s work has received numerous honors and awards including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, the American Jewish Book Award, the Canadian Historical... Read More →


Sunday March 6, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
S5

Attendees (23)