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Online Lectures – Marshall Tito, and The Holocaust in Zagreb


Field Marshal Alexander and Marshal Tito (right) confering together with the aid of a large map. (Source: © IWM (NA 22637))

On 2 April 2018, the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Group of the Second World War Research Group will be live streaming two lectures. The first, by Professor Ivo Goldstein of the University of Zagreb, is on the subject ‘Marshall Tito: dictator, Stalinist, bon vivant, a capable soldier, victorious leader, liberator, reformer and visionary.’ The focus of the lecture is about Tito as a person and leader/dictator and is based on his leadership of Yugoslav partisan movement during the war and the first few years of post-war Yugoslavia.


The second lecture, by Jurica Barić of the University of Zagreb, is on the subject of ‘The Holocaust in Zagreb through archival resources.’ In this lecture, Barić will present his latest work on the Holocaust in Zagreb through materials found at the Croatian National Archive in Zagreb.


These lectures have been organised by Jurica Barić of the University of Zagreb. The lectures will go live at 17:00 (GMT+1).


Professor Ivo Goldstein is a historian and diplomat. He currently teaches Yugoslav history and the Holocaust at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. His rich opus consists of 20 books and more than 200 different papers and expert works. Goldstein is a former ambassador of Croatia in France. His latest works include the books Tito (2015) and Jasenovac (2018).


Jurica Barić MA is a history student at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.


You can find a link to the YouTube channel here.


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Background Image: Units of the 21st Australian Infantry Brigade marching along a winding track in the foothills of the Finisterre Ranges on their way to the Ramu Valley after being relieved, November 1943. Photograph by Norman Stuckley. (Source: Australian War Memorial)

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