Steven T. Katz holds the Slater Chair in Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Boston University, and is Academic Advisor to the 31 country International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).
A prolific author, Katz has published numerous prize-winning works and essays on the Holocaust, Jewish philosophy, and comparative mysticism. He is currently working on a comparison between the Holocaust and black slavery, to be published next year by Cambridge University Press.
Professor Katz is in Australia as Mandelbaum House Scholar in Residence.
This lecture is presented by the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and the Jewish Holocaust Centre.