The 2020 Hugo Valentin Lecturer: Dan Stone


Professor Dan Stone.

We are pleased to announce that Professor Dan Stone of Royal Holloway, University of London, has accepted to give the XVIIIth Annual Lecture in Honour of Hugo Valentin.

Dan Stone is Professor of Modern History and Director of the Holocaust Research Institute at RHUL. He is a historian of ideas who works primarily on twentieth-century European history. His research interests include: the history and interpretation of the Holocaust, comparative genocide, history of anthropology, history of fascism, the cultural history of the British Right and theory of history.

Professor Stone is the author or editor of sixteen books and some eighty scholarly articles. His most recent publications include Goodbye to All That? The Story of Europe since 1945 (Oxford University Press, 2014), The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and its Aftermath(Yale University Press, 2015) and Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2019). He chairs the academic advisory board for the Imperial War Museum's Holocaust Galleries redesign, due to open in 2021, and is a member of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's Experts Reference Group and the UK Oversight Committee for the International Tracing Service Archive.

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