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Remembering Edward Peterson

The Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series

To be held annually—free & open to the public
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Launched—Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007

We were pleased to have Dr. Stephen Feinstein, UWRF Professor Emeritus and Director of the Center for Genocide and Holocaust Studies at the University of Minnesota, as the first speaker for the Series. Dr. Feinstein presented "When 'Never Again' is a Cliche: The Complicated Role of Rescuers in Genocide"

The purpose of the Lecture Series is in the Memorandum of Endowment Purpose: The purpose of the endowment will be to provide a sum of money annually to be used for a history lecture for the University community to honor the memory, teaching and research of Edward N. Peterson.

The lecturer should be an established scholar or thinker addressing a topic related to arenas that were the focus of Dr. Peterson's academic career: war and peace, abuses and limits of power, or the struggle for democracy in the twentieth century.

To all of you who have contributed to the History Department Special Project Funds over the last years, we thank you for your generosity that has made this Series possible.

Contributions may be added to the fund over time. Any questions may be directed to Zhiguo Yang, Chair, History and Philosophy Department, 715-425-3164, or UWRF Foundation, 715-425-3505,

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