Lecture in language


Milan Hes (CZE)

historian, writer, and history teacher

„Let‘s not forget that the horrific story of Auschwitz did not take place on a distant "barbaric planet", but in the middle of modern and advanced civilization.“


A high school teacher, academic and a non-fiction author who publishes in professional and popular-science magazines. Milan Hes is a member of the Czech Association of Oral History and of the Patria society and an associate of the Malach Visual History Center. He is also the author of several books on Holocaust and Jewish history in Czechoslovakia, among them Čekání na smrt (Waiting for Death) and others. He collaborates on didactic projects devoted to teaching contemporary history.