Holocaust Denial on Trial

Holocaust Denial on Trial

Project Overview

The mission of the Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT) project is to ensure perpetual access to the evidence, transcripts, judgment, and appeal documents that appeared in the David Irving v. Penguin Books U.K. and Deborah Lipstadt trial.

HDOT also seeks to refute the misleading claims of Holocaust deniers with the historical evidence presented in these documents.

Project Highlights

Emory Partners

Department of Religion

Library and Information Technology Services (LITS)

Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies


Emory University

Please visit the Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT) website to see the full list of donors including:

  • Foundations
  • Individuals
  • Trusts
Project Contacts Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT) website



Key Contributions

ECDS projects advance Emory University's mission through research, pedagogy, publishing, and public scholarship.

Research HDOT present this collection of primary documents and educational materials as aids to students, teachers, journalists, politicians, and the general public to demonstrate power of truth over deception and history over hate.
Pedagogy HDOT strives to educate the public about the threat Holocaust denial poses to history, society, law, and identity.
Public Scholarship Scholars can access all of the trial documents for David Irving v. Penguin Books Ltd. and Deborah Lipstadt, text encoded files for offline research, and data visualization tools for further analysis.