Asperger's Nazi Medicine: A Conversation with Herwig Czech and Edith Sheffer

Thursday, October 04, 2018
Photos of Herwig Czech and Edith Sheffer

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Herwig Czech, lecturer for medical history at University of Vienna, and Edith Sheffer, senior fellow at UC Berkeley's Institute of European Studies, discuss the Nazi origins of discovering Asperger's syndrome. Moderated by Venise Wagner, professor of Journalism. This event kicks off the Department of Jewish Studies 2018-19 lecture series, Holocaust Across the Disciplines. Funded in part by the Morris Weiss Award in Holocaust Education. Reception to follow. Free.

Location: Creative Arts Building, McKenna Theatre

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Sponsor: Department of Jewish Studies

Contact: Department of Jewish Studies


Phone: 415-338-6075

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