Atina Grossmann – Trauma, Privilege and Adventure in the “Orient”: A Refugee Family Archive

Event Date: 8 March 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

Ulrike Weckel – Shaming with Images: German Responses to Atrocity Films, 1945-46

Event Date: 31 January 2018 Wolfson Suite Institute of Historical Research Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Ulrike Weckel (Justus Liebig University Gießen) – Shaming with Images: German Responses to Atrocity Films, 1945-46 For a long time, scholars have been convinced that films produced by the Allies documenting atrocities …

Tim Cole – ‘Please mind the gap’: integrated histories and geographies of the Holocaust and Holocaust memory

Event Date: 10 January 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Tim Cole (Bristol) – ‘Please mind the gap’: integrated histories and geographies of the Holocaust and Holocaust memory This lecture is part of the ‘Beyond Camps and Forced Labour’ 2018 conference. …

David Feldman – Zionism and the Labour Party – The Last 100 Years

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Rob Rozett – Synthesis as Catalyst: Some Comments on David Cesarani and His Writings

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Simone Gigliotti – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals

Event Date: 14 March 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Dr Simone Gigliotti (RHUL) – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals This paper examines Meyer Levin’s film The …

Michael Rothberg – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2017 Professor Michael Rothberg (UCLA) – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany The Holocaust Research Centre is delighted to be joined by Professor Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and 1939 Society Samuel …

Lisa Leff – The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust

Event Date: 8 November 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Lisa Leff (American University, Washington DC) – The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust Zosa Szajkowski, a Polish-born Jewish historian, took tens …

Kristallnacht Remembrance Event

  Event Date: 31 October 2013 Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London,Mile End Campus, Mile End Road,London E1 4NS The Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with QMUL, School of History presents: Kristallnacht Remembrance Event Speakers: Professor Raphael Gross (Director LBI London, Fritz Bauer Institute Frankfurt, Jewish Museum Frankfurt) Professor Peter Pulzer (All Souls’ College, Oxford University, …