Skip to content

History and Heritage Research Seminar Series

Eli Gabay (Philadelphia): The Devil Next Door: The Trial of John Demjanjuk

Books on table
Seminars

Famed for his prominent role in the new Netflix documentary series, ‘The Devil Next Door’, Eli Gabay offers a unique insight into the challenges facing the prosecution and court during the trial of John Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk, a retired mechanic from Cleveland, was accused of being the infamous Treblinka death camp guard, 'Ivan the Terrible'. Eli will talk about this case and will provide insight into the challenges of prosecuting Holocaust war criminals.

  • From: Wednesday 4 March 2020, 12.30 pm
  • To: Wednesday 4 March 2020, 2 pm
  • Location: CTLP07 (Clifton Teaching and Learning Building), NTU Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS
  • Download this event to your calendar

Past event

Event details

Famed for his prominent role in the new Netflix documentary series, ‘The Devil Next Door’, Eli Gabay offers a unique insight into the challenges facing the prosecution and court during the trial.

John Demjanjuk, a retired mechanic from Cleveland, was accused of being the infamous Treblinka death camp guard, 'Ivan the Terrible'. In 1986, he was deported to Israel to stand trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Eli will talk about this case and will provide insight into the challenges of extraditing and prosecuting Holocaust war criminals.

Eli Gabay is a litigation attorney and the managing partner at Solomon, Sherman and Gabay, located in Philadelphia.  He graduated from Temple University in Political Science (Magna Cum Laude), and the Law School in 1983, and participated in a training program with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, appearing on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  

Wednesday 4th March, 12.30-2.00 pm, CTLP07 (Clifton Teaching and Learning Building)

Hosted by the Centre for Public History, Heritage and Memory. For further details, contact william.niven@ntu.ac.uk

Location details

Address:

CTLP07 (Clifton Teaching and Learning Building)
NTU Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Past event

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418