The Rosenburg Files: The West German Ministry of Justice after 1949 and the Nazi Past

17.11.2014, Podiumsdiskussion, DHI Washington

Monday, November 17, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm
Lecture and Panel Discussion at the GHI

Speakers: Heiko Maas (Federal Minister of Justice), Manfred Görtemaker (University of Potsdam), Christoph Safferling (University of Marburg) and Eli Rosenbaum (U.S. Department of Justice)

The recent publication of Die Rosenburg: Das Bundesministerium der Justiz und die NS-Vergangenheit [The Rosenburg: The Federal Ministry of Justice and its Nazi Past] has prompted a closer look at the historical continuities between the Third Reich and the Federal Republic within the Ministry of Justice.
Following a short lecture by the Federal Minister of Justice Heiko Maas, the panel discussion will provide new insight into the ongoing work of the independent commission tasked with investigating the early history of the Justice Ministry in West Germany as well as its Nazi past.

In cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection and the Leo Baeck Institute.

Please RSVP (acceptance only) by Sept. 26. Tel: 202.387.3355 - Fax: 202.387.6437 -  E-mail