HOMEMEMORYMemoryThe opening of the academic year 2010-2011: a lecture by Tomasz Toivi Blatt

The opening of the academic year 2010-2011: a lecture by Tomasz Toivi Blatt

The festive opening of the new academic year 2010-2011 took place on 11 October 2010 at The Centre For Holocaust Studies at the Jagiellonian University. The guest of honour was Thomas Toivi Blatt – a participant of the famous prisoners’ revolt in the Sobibor extermination camp. He delivered the lecture illustrated with fragments of a TV movie ‘Escape from Sobibor’. Short speeches were also made by professor dr hab. Michał du Vall, the vice-rector of the Jagiellonian University, professor dr hab. Wiesław Kozub-Ciembroniewicz, the chairman of the Academic Council of the Centre for Holocaust Studies JU and dr Jolanta Ambrosiewicz-Jacobs, the director of the Centre. In the ceremony participated also the vice-rector of the Jagiellonian University – professor dr hab. Andrzej Mania.