In the early 1940s, Thomas Buergenthal was imprisoned in Auschwitz. He was seven years old. Fast-forward to the present, and hes a member of the International Court of Justice at The Hague and an expert on human rights. At his talk today, A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy, you can hear the fascinating story detailing his journey from child on a death march to man at home in the worlds highest halls of justice. 6 p.m. Westin Galleria Hotel, 5060 West Alabama. For information, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org. Free.
Thu., May 7, 6 p.m., 2009