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Holocaust denial: Irving v Penguin Books and Lipstadt

Holocaust denial: Irving v Penguin Books and Lipstadt

Prof. Anthony Julius

As we heard, a major blow to the activities of Holocaust deniers came following the David Irving trial of 1996. Let’s hear more about this case and its outcomes by Prof. Anthony Julius, a leading British lawyer and scholar of antisemitism, who represented Prof. Deborah Lipstadt in the trial.

How do you think Holocaust denial and distortion should be confronted?


  • Evans, Richard J., Lying About Hitler: History, Holocaust, and the David Irving Trial (New York: Basic Books, 2001).

  • Julius, Anthony, Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010).

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