The Holocaust in the Congo will be explored in this year’s Holocaust Memorial Lecture

Author Adam Hochschild will deliver the annual Holocaust Memorial lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. The lecture, entitled “The Holocaust in the Congo – Then and Today,” is free and open to the public. It will be held in Graham Chapel, located just north of Mallinckrodt Center (6445 Forsyth Blvd.) on the Washington University campus.Hochschild’s talk will be based on his acclaimed book, King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa (1998).