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Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Elie Wiesel Event

September 17, 2008 • New York, NY


Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Professor Elie Wiesel, will deliver an address via video link at NUI Galway. The public event, which will be broadcast live from New York, will be hosted by NUI Galway’s Law Society in the O’Flaherty Theatre, Arts and Science Building on campus.

Professor Wiesel is an advocate for awareness of past and potential acts of genocide, and has worked on behalf of oppressed people for most of his adult life. Born in 1928 in Transylvania, Wiesel and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz when he was 15 years old. His personal experience of the Holocaust led him to use his talents as an author, teacher and storyteller to defend human rights and peace throughout the world.

Crowell & Moring will facilitate this broadcast and welcoming NY-based alumni from NUI Galway's Law Society. Kent Morrison, Susie Hoffman, Willa Perlmutter and other Crowell & Moring attorneys and clients will attend.

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