Remembering for the Future

The 47th Annual Scholars' Conference

on the Holocaust and the Churches
“Lessons for a Wounded World:
Post-Holocaust Wisdom in the Face of Terror and Fear”

March 11-13, 2017

Temple University – Philadelphia

Founded by Franklin H. Littell z”l and Hubert G. Locke in 1970, The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches provides an invaluable forum for scholars to report the latest findings in Holocaust research, ensuring the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today’s world.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Franklin H. Littell and the Conference will give special attention to his seminal work The Crucifixion of the Jews: the Failure of Christians to Understand the Jewish Experience. It is our pleasure to announce a Call for Papers and invite your participation in our 47th annual meeting.

Date: Saturday Evening, March 11 – Monday, March 13, 2017
Place: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


We look forward to welcoming you at the 47th Annual Scholars’ Conference


The Conference requires first rights of publication on all papers. A Volume of selected papers from the Conference will be published.


Contact us at: annualscholarsconference@gmail.com
Phone: 610-667-5437


A block of rooms has been secured at The Conwell Inn for the Conference.

The number of rooms at The Conwell Inn, on the campus of Temple University are limited. Please call the Inn directly: 215.235.6200 & mention the Annual Scholars’ Conference

Other Nearby Hotels include:
Doubletree by Hilton, Center City – Contact Michelle Mercier directly at 215-893-1683 & mention the Annual Scholars’ Conference. 

Philadelphia Marriott – Center City

Announcing the Publication Release

Papers of the 2014 Conference:
Remembering for the Future: Armenia, Auschwitz, and Beyond
Paragon House, Publishers

This special Volume of selected papers from the 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference marks a series of significant anniversaries: 100 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide; 80 years since the Barmen Declaration; 75 years since the beginning of World War II; 70 years since the uprising at Auschwitz.