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Lessons and Legacies Conference Volumes

Lessons and Legacies Conference volumes offer articles based on groundbreaking research originally presented at the biennial Lessons and Legacies Conferences. Each volume is edited by outstanding scholars in the field. Please order directly from Northwestern University Press.

Lessons and Legacies: The Meaning of the Holocaust in a Changing World (1991), edited by Peter Hayes (Northwestern University). The volume won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in 1992 for its outstanding contribution to the literature on cultural diversity and prejudice.

Lessons and Legacies II: Teaching the Holocaust (1998), edited by Donald Schilling (Denison University). 

Lessons and Legacies III: Memory, Memorialization, and Denial (1999), edited by Peter Hayes (Northwestern University). 

Lessons and Legacies IV: Reflections on Religion, Justice, Sexuality, and Genocide (2003), edited by Larry Thompson (U.S. Naval Academy) and Marshall Lee (Pacific University). 

Lessons and Legacies V: The Holocaust and Justice (2002), edited by Ronald Smelser (University of Utah). 

Lessons and Legacies VI: New Currents in Holocaust Research (2004), edited by Jeffry Diefendorf (University of New Hampshire). 

Lessons and Legacies VII: The Holocaust in International Perspective (2005), edited by Dagmar Herzog (City University of New York Graduate School). 

Lessons and Legacies VIII: From Generation to Generation(2008), edited by Doris L. Bergen (University of Toronto).

Lessons and Legacies IX: Memory, History, and Responsibility: Reassessments of the Holocaust, Implications for the Future (2010), edited by John K. Roth (Claremont McKenna College), Jonathan Petropoulos (Claremont McKenna College), Lynn Rapaport (Pamona College).

Lessons and Legacies X: Back to the Sources: Reexamining Perpetrators, Victims, and Bystanders (2012), edited by Sara R. Horowitz (York University).

Lessons and Legacies XI: Expanding Perspectives on the Holocaust in a Changing World (2014), edited by Hilary Earl (Nipissing University) and Karl Schleunes (University of North Carolina-Greensboro).

Lessons and Legacies XII: New Directions in Holocaust Research and Education (2016), edited by Wendy Lower (Claremont McKenna College) and Lauren Faulkner Rossi (Simon Fraser University).

Lessons and Legacies XIII: New Approaches to an Integrated History of the Holocaust: Social History, Representation, Theory (2018), edited by Alexandra Garbarini (Williams College) and Paul B. Jaskot (Duke University)

Lessons and Legacies XIV: The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century (2020), edited by Tim Cole (University of Bristol) and Simone Gigliotti (Royal Holloway, University of London). Watch the virtual book launch webinar here.

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