Evian
(3,555 words)

The site of an international conference in July 1938, which had as its subject the refugee crisis unleashed by the National Socialist persecution of German and Austrian Jews. The conference, which had been convened on the initiative of the American president Franklin D. Roosevelt in the French resort town on Lake Geneva, and in which representatives from 32 countries took part, was to sound out their readine…

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Marrus, Michael R., “Evian”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 18 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0215>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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