For the past 30 years, Vanier College and the Holocaust and Genocide Prevention Foundation have co-organized the events of the Annual Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide. This is the first year that they will be partnering with the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies.
The symposium has a 29-year history fulfilling its mandate to teach young people the history of the Holocaust and to demonstrate the dangers of prejudice and discrimination while underscoring the importance of human rights.
The topic this year will include presentations on the Armenian genocide, Holocaust, and presentations on the murder and cultural genocide of Indigenous, Rohingya, and Uyghurs. The lectures are presented by scholars and experts in the fields of Holocaust studies, antisemitism, human rights, and law, as well as mis/dis Information on the Internet.