Dr Simone Gigliotti
School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations
Phone: 04 463 6775
Fax: 04 463 5261
Location: Room 505, Old Kirk Building, Gate 3 Kelburn Pde, Kelburn Campus
HIST 332 - The Holocaust and Genocide
Thursday 12:00 - 1:00pm (Trimester 1, 2013)
BA (Hons) PhD Melb
- 20th Century European history (especially World War II and post-war Europe)
- The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide
- Visual History (Film and Photography)
Simone Gigliotti is a Modern European historian and her interests include film and Holocaust representation.
- War, Captivity and Journeys (Train Journeys, Death Marches, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Internment camps)
- European War Children and Youth in Film and Photography (1933-1959)
- Forensic Science, Anthropology, and Genocidal conflict
- Representing Exile: Displaced Children and Youth in New Zealand (VUW Project)
- Holocaust Geographies Project, with reference to the evacuations of camp inmates in January 1945 from the Auschwitz camp system. See link to the Auschwitz “Death Marches” at ITS-Bad Arolsen.
- The Train Journey: Transit, Captivity, and Witnessing in the Holocaust (Oxford; New York: Berghahn Books, 2009 http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=GigliottiTrain (forthcoming in paperback in September 2010)
- The Holocaust: a Reader (co-editor), (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005)
- 'Deportation transit and captive bodies: Rethinking Holocaust witnessing' in Jonathan Petropoulos (et al), Lessons and Legacies IX (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2010).
- (Contributing author), 'Geographies of the Holocaust: Geographical Record', Geographical Review 99: 4 (Oct 2009): 563-574.
- “There’s no place like home”: The Illustrated Auschwitz in Adam Jones (ed), Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works That Shaped Their Lives (Toronto: Keystone Publishing, 2009): 145-147.
- 'Commissioning Mass Murder: Conspiracy and History at the Wannsee Conference' in Michael Paris (ed), Repicturing the Second World War: Representations in Film and Television (London: Palgrave, 2008): 119-133; 222-223.
- 'Night and the teaching of History: the trauma of transit' in Alan Rosen (ed), Approaches to Teaching Wiesel’s Night, (New York: Modern Language Association, 2007), 32-40. Reprinted in Louise Hawker (ed), Genocide in Elie Wiesel's Night (Social Issues in Literature Series), Cengage Learning, 2009.
- 'Genocide yet again: Scenes of Rwanda and Ethical Witness in the Human Rights Memoir,' Australian Journal of Politics and History (Vol. 53, No. 1, 2007): 84-95.
- 'History’s Dark Sides: Writing Genocide and Post-Holocaust Obligations,' Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 41(4), 2006: 767–778.
- “Cattle Car Complexes”: A Correspondence with Historical Captivity and Post-Holocaust Witnesses”, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, (Vol. 20, No.2, Fall 2006): 256–277.
- 'Acapulco in the Atlantic: Revisiting Sosúa, a Jewish Refugee Colony in the Caribbean,' Immigrants & Minorities, (Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2006): 22–50.
Editorial Board, Journal of Genocide Research