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International Holocaust Remembrance Day



International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, the IIC, in collaboration with the Herzog Centre and the Centre for Literary Translation (Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin), will organise a reading of Primo Levi’s ‘Canto of Ulysses’ (Il Canto di Ulisse) from If This Is a Man and of the first chapter of The Truce. The readers will be: Sebastian Barry, author, Catherine Punch, arts consultant and Oliver Sears, second Generation.

A short screening of Roberto Benigni’s reading of Dante’s Inferno XXVI (Il Canto di Ulisse) will be shown at the beginning of the event.

Primo Levi (31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish scientist, writer, and Holocaust survivor.


The event will take place at Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin.


Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Time: At 7:00 pm

Entrance : Free