Interview with Robert Jan Van Pelt

By Eyal Weizman
Centre for Research Architecture, London
5 December 2012

Robert Jan Van Pelt is an author, architectural historian, professor at the University of Waterloo and University of Toronto in Ontario and a Holocaust scholar. One of the world’s leading experts on Auschwitz, he regularly speaks on Holocaust related topics, through which he has come to address Holocaust denial. He successfully helped defend Deborah Lipstadt in the civil libel suit brought against her by David Irving. [source: wikipedia]