Jan. 24, 2019
For Immediate Release
Waterloo – International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day running annually on Jan. 27 to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.
There are several Laurier experts available to comment on this topic:
Eva Plach is an associate professor in the Department of History. She is an expert on Polish history, especially the history of Polish Jews. She has taught courses on the Second World War and the Holocaust and regularly takes students to Poland to tour the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, Oscar Schindler’s factory, the death camp at Belzec, as well as the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews, among other sites. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519.884.0710 x3770.
Amy Clements-Cortes, instructor in Laurier’s Music Therapy program, is an expert in using music therapy and music psychotherapy with adult and child Holocaust survivors. Clements-Cortes is also an expert on creative arts therapies for mental health, singing for health and wellness, mental health and older adults, dementia and depression and depression in long-term care homes. She can be reached at email@example.com or 519.897.3613 (cell).
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