Tali Nates (Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre)

Tali Nates, founder and director of the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (a member of the South African Holocaust & Genocide Foundation), is a historian who lectured internationally on Holocaust education, genocide prevention, reconciliation and human rights. She has presented at numerous conferences and seminars including at the United Nations in New York in 2016. Tali is a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar and participated in the first Summer Education Academy of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy in 2016. She published many articles and contributed chapters to different books, the latest, God, Faith & Identity from the Ashes: Reflections of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors.

Tali serves on the Academic Advisory Group of the School of Social Science, Monash University, South Africa. Tali was chosen as one of the top 100 newsworthy and noteworthy women in South Africa (Mail & Guardian) and awarded the KIA Community Service Award. She acts as a scholar and leader of Holocaust and Genocide study-tours to Eastern Europe and Rwanda. Tali is one of the founders of ‘Holocaust Survivors Services’ and ‘Rwanda Genocide Survivors Services’ in Johannesburg. Born to a family of Holocaust survivors, Tali’s father and uncle were saved by Oskar Schindler.

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