Harold (Hesh) Troper
2013 HEW Scholar-in-Residence Harold (Hesh) Troper is a professor of history at the University of Toronto. His work has been recognized with numerous honors and awards including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, the American Jewish Book Award, the Canadian Historical Association prize for best book in Canadian history and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards. He is best known for None Is Too Many, co-authored with Irving Abella, chosen by the Literary Review of Canada as one of the 100 most important Canadian books of all times. Among his other books are Immigrants: A Portrait of the Urban Experience; The Ransomed of God; and most recently, The Defining Decade: Identity, Politics, and the Canadian Jewish Community in the 1960s. Playing Hitler’s Games: Canada and the Nazi Olympics, written in partnership with Richard Menkis of the University of British Columbia, is forthcoming.
The Scholar-in-Residence is featured at the following lectures during HEW:
- Playing Games with Nazi Germany: The Canadian Jewish Community and the Nazi Olympics
- None Is Too Many
All three HEW 2013 experts in residence will be addressing "Holocaust Legacies: The Canadian Connection" during a panel discussion on Tuesday, 5 November at 11:00 am, Ryerson University.
The Scholar-in-Residence is generously sponsored by Goodmans LLP.