Lecture: Diamond Children

Tuesday, 7 April, 13.30-15.30

This lecture was previously given on the 9th of February. Due to its success, this lecture will take place again.

Bettine Siertsema (university lecturer of History at the VU) and Dawn Skorczewski (professor of English at the VU) will give a lecture on the fortunes of the "diamond children", children of Amsterdam Jews working in the diamond industry during the Second World War and afterwards. They specifically deal with the way in which these children have dealt with their trauma in later life, through expressions in poetry, visual arts and other life projects.

Jewish Historical Museum Auditorium
Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1
1011 PL Amsterdam

Admission: Admission to the event is included in the JCK entrance fee.
Time: 13.30-15.30
Start: 13.30
Language: The lecture by Bettine Siertsema is given in Dutch and the lecture by Dawn Skorczewski is given in English. 


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