October

The calendar presents the year's events around the world. The programme is subject to change. The calendar is updated regularly.

Rome: Movie Evenings

Every Wednesday in October a movie related to Raoul Wallenberg and his work in Budapest will be shown at the Hungarian Cultural Institute.
Venue: Hungarian Cultural Institute, Via Giulia 1
Time: 20.30 (10, 17, 24, 31 October)

1 October

Lund: Raoul Wallenberg Lectures

Ambassador Börje Ljunggren will hold the second lecture in the Raoul Wallenberg Lecture series, titled "Human Rights in China: Law and Justice in the Party-State".
Time: 18.15
Venue: Pufendorf Lecture Hall, Tryckeriet, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3

Linköping: Lecture "Psykologiska aspekter av civilkurage"

With author and psychoanalyst Tomas Böhm. (in swedish)
An event arranged by Östergötland Museum and Linköping City.
Venue: Wallenbergsalen, Östergötlands museum
Time: 19.00

2 October

Strasbourg: Raoul Wallenberg ceremony, prize and exhibition

The Swedish Permanent Mission to the Council of Europe (CoE), the Hungarian Mission and the European Council commemorates Raoul Wallenberg with a ceremony and the inauguration of the exhibition "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012" at the Palace of Europe.
Swedish Minister for Integration, Erik Ullenhag, relative of RW, Louise von Dardel and the chairman of the hungarian parliamentary delegation at the CoE, Márton Braun will speak, as well as the Secretary General of the CoE, Thorbjørn Jagland, who will announce the establishment of the CoE's Raoul Wallenberg Prize.
The exhibition will be shown Oct 1 until Oct 14.
Venue: Palace of Europe

3 October

Rome - Ara Pacis: A day in the name of Raoul Wallenberg

A full day of lectures, debates, movies, exhibitions and book presentations. The day will be opened by the Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno and Minister of Integraion of Italy Andrea Riccardi. Author Bengt Jangfeldt participates from Sweden. Half of the day is dedicated to high school students and the other half for a general audiance.
Venue: Ara Pacis
Time: 10.00 - 20.00

Jönköping: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg - en humanist i uniform"

Organiser: Medborgarskolan, Aktiva Seniorer i Jönköping
Time: 14.00
Venue: Fjällstugan, Valhallavägen 40

4 October

Stockholm: ACS Intercultural Forum - Inspiration for the Future: An Evening on Raoul Wallenberg at Fryshuset

The American Club of Sweden, Fryshuset and the Raoul Wallenberg Academy for Young Leaders join hands in an evening which puts the spotlight on Raoul Wallenberg's legacy and its meaning for youth and the future.
With Ingrid Carlberg, author, Cecilia Åhlberg and Michael Wernstedt, great niece and great nephew of RW, Representatives of the RW Academy for Young Leaders, Representatives of Fryshuset, Nina Lagergren, sister of RW, Honorary Member in The American Club of Sweden and moderator Julie Lindahl, First Vice President, American Club of Sweden
Venue: Fryshuset, Mårtendalsgatan 2-8
Time: 17.00 - 19.00

4 October - 6 February 2013

London: Exhibition "Rescues of the Holocaust: Remembering Raoul Wallenberg and Lives Saved"

The Wiener Library is hosting an exhibition that tells four extraordinary stories of rescue during the Holocaust.
The exhibition will be displayed between October 4 2012 and February 6, 2013

9 October

Amsterdam: Raoul Wallenberg event

Movie screening of "Good Evening Mr Wallenberg" followed by a panel discussion with, among others, Integration Minister of Sweden, Erik Ullenhag, great nephew of RW Michael Wernstedt and director of the movie Süskind, Rudolf van den Berg.
Time: 15.00-19.00
Venue: Kriterion, Amsterdam

St Petersburg: Seminar about Raoul Wallenberg

The Swedish Conuslate General arranges a seminar about Raoul Wallenberg with the author and historian Bengt Jangfeldt during the Nordic Weeks in St Petersburg.
Venue: Meeting room of the Student Association, Herzen University
Time: 15.00

10 October

Riga: Conference "Raoul Wallenberg - One man can make a difference"

Conference and book release.
With Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask, the swedish, hungarian and israeli Ambassadors, Olle Wästebrg, author and historian Ulf Zander, Prof Dina Porat, Mr. Margers Vestermanis och Mr. Maris Gailis.
Time: 10.00
Venue: Soros Auditorium, Stockholm School of Economics, Strelnieku street 4a, Riga

Berlin: Opening of the exhibition 'To me there's no other choice'

Details to be confirmed.
Venue: Center Judaicum, Berlin
The exhibition will be shown i Berlin until November 11.

Enköping: Seminar about Raoul Wallenberg with author Ingrid Carlber

Venue: Enköpingsrummet, Main Library, Ågatan 29
Time: 19.00

11 October

Athens: Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

Exhibition on Raoul Wallenberg at the Swedish Embassy in Athens. The exhibition is open to the public between October 11th and October 18th 2012 during Embassy visiting hours.
Time: Monday - Tuesday & Thursday - Friday: 09.30-13.30
Venue: Swedish Embassy in Athens

Dayton, Ohio: solo performance of Raoul Wallenberg: Letters From Young Men

Fifth Annual Jewish Cultural Arts and Book Festival.
Solo performance of Raoul Wallenberg: Letters From Young Men by New York based director, writer and performer David F. Chapman. The performance humanizes the Holocaust hero by combining theatre, historical events, selections from a recently published archive of Wallenberg's letters, and Chapman's own childhood diaries.
Time: 7 p.m.
Venue:the Boonshoft CJCE

12 October

Bucharest: "The Second World War, between Extermination and Salvation"

International Conference on the occasion of the 100 years jubilee of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg. Organised by the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), Embassy of Israel and Sweden and the National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania "Elie Wiesel"(INSHR-EW).
Venue: SNSPA, 6 Povernei Street, room 12
Time: 9.30-15-00

14 October

Vienna: Raoul Wallenberg conference

"DIE SPUREN WALLENBERGS"
The conference is an arrangement by the Swedish, Hungarian and Israeli Embassies in Vienna in cooperation with Diplomatische Akademie Wien and L. Boltzmann-Institut für Kriegsfolgenforschung.

15 October

Berlin: Celebration of Raoul Wallenberg

Reception with the Speakers of parliament Per Westerberg and Prof Norbert Lammert and German parliaments.
Music: Ann Sofi von Otter
For invited guests.
Venue: Centrum Judaicum

Degerfors: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg - en humansit i uniform"

With author Lars Brink. He signs his book "När hoten var starka".
Venue: Livskvällen, Församlingshemmet
Time: 19.00

16 oktober

Linköping: Lecture "Linköping - Wallenbergarnas stad"

Author Gunnar Elfström gives the lecture in swedish. Arranged by Östergötlands Museum and Linköping City.
Free.
Venue: Wallenbergsalen, Östergötlands Museum
Time: 19.00

16-24 October

Ashkelon: World Jewish Film festival

"The Wallenberg Case"
Documentary, 89 minutes
Year of production: 2005
Director: Klaus Dexel

17 October

Madrid: Raoul Wallenberg activity

To be confirmed

18 October

Tokyo: Movie Screening "Good Evening Mr Wallenberg"

Venue: Auditorium at the Swedish Embassy.

Åhus: Lecture - Raoul Wallenberg a humanist in uniform. (In Swedish)

Lecturer: Lars Brink, author and researcher
Organiser: Åhus Lecture Association
Place: Åhus.
Time: 19.00
Lars Brink will sign his book När hoten var starka (When the threats were strong)

18-19 October

Stockholm: International Conference

The Living History Forum will host a conference on research on Raoul Wallenberg in Stockholm. The conference will primarily focus on the fate of Raoul Wallenberg after January 1945 and how Raoul Wallenberg is depicted in art and literature, and as a symbol and role model.

23 October

Ann Arbor: Raoul Wallenberg Lecture and Medal Ceremony

The Appalachian environmental activist Maria Gunnoe will receive the 22nd University of Michigan Raoul Wallenberg Medal. After the medal presentation, Ms. Gunnoe will deliver the Wallenberg Lecture
Venue: Rackham Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Charter Township, MI
Time: 19.30 - 21.30

Tallinn: Raoul Wallenberg exhibition and seminar

Opening of the exhibition "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012" at the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn. The exhibition will be opened by the ambassador of Sweden Mr Jan Palmstierna and the ambassador of Hungary Mr Erik Haupt.'
There will be two lectures on the mini seminar during the opening event in Tallinn:
About Raoul Wallenberg's connections to Estonia - Mr Pekka Erelt, newspaper Eesti Ekspress
Civic Courage: Surviving as an Idealist in an Unforgiving World - Mr Brian Palmer, Uppsala University.

La Plata: Opening of Raoul Wallenberg bust

Opening of the commemorative bust of Raoul Wallenberg done by the FIRW in the city of La Plata, Argentina.

Varberg: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg - the Humanist"

Author Lars Brink gives the lecture in swedish and signs his book "När hoten var starka".
Arranged by: Varbergs Försläsningsförening
Venue: Varberg theater
Time: 19.00

24 October

Buenos Aires: Commemorations of Raoul Wallenberg

Seminar in commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg in the Palacio San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25 October

Tokyo: Treeplanting ceremony at Josai University

With the Swedish, Hungarian and Israeli Ambassadors. The ceremony will be followed by a lecture by Fumiko Ishioka from the Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center.

Berlin: Sweden, Wallenberg and the Holocaust

Swedish - German Symposium on Raoul Wallenberg.
With Ambassador Krister Wahlbäck (SWE), Prof. Michael Wildt, Humboldt University, Prof Ulrish Wyrwa, TU Berlin, Gellert Kovács, Wallenberg researcher, and Ingrid Carlberg, author.
Contact: nelli.tuegel@cms.hu-berlin.de
Time: 09:30 - 15.00
Venue: Humboldt University, Unter den Linden 6, Senatssaal

Saint Peter, MN: Raoul Wallenberg Lecture - Ingemar Eliasson

The Wallenberg lecture this year given by Ingemar Eliasson, sponsored by the Peace Studies program at the Gustavus Adolphus College, will take place at Gustavus on Thursday October 25th at 7pm.

25 - 26 October

Padua: Symposium "We remember Giorgio Perlasca and Raoul Wallenberg"

A day symposium with the participation of italian and international historians, and authors. George Sessler participates from Sweden.
Venue: Universitetet i Padova
Time: 25 oktober 9.00 - 19.30;
26 oktober 9.30 - 13.30

26 October

Tallinn: Movie Screening

On Friday 26th October the Swedish film from 1990, Good evening Mr Wallenberg, will be shown at the Museum. The film is directed by Kjell Grede and features Stellan Skarsgård as Raoul Wallenberg.

Helsinki: Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Exhibition
University of Helsinki, 26 October 2012

28 October

Minneapolis: Lecture on Raoul Wallenberg with Ingemar Eliasson

Ingemar Eliasson will speak on the lasting legacy of Raoul Wallenberg and the inspiration his heroism offers for future generations. Mr. Eliasson will also share the findings of the Commission of Inquiry he chaired in 2003.
Venue: The American Swedish Insitiute
Time: 14.00

28 - 30 October

THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEMORY, JEWISH PERSPECTIVES
International Conference and Culture festival

30 October

The Hague: Raoul Wallenberg event at the Peace Palace

Treeplanting ceremony in the gardens of the Peace Palace and commemortaions in Academy Hall.

31 October

Amsterdam: Academic Seminar

An academic seminar/panel debate at Verzetsmuesum, Amsterdam with speakers from Sweden, Hungary and Israel.

Tallinn: Movie evening

A film evening on Raoul Wallenberg is planned at Pärnu Central Library on Wednesday 31st October.