The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani

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 …

Todd Endelman – Fighting Antisemitism with Numbers in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain

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 …

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 …

Paul Salmons – Why do we continue to ignore the Holocaust?

Event Date: 26 January 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture Paul Salmons  (Programme Director UCL Centre for Holocaust Education, University College London) – Why do we continue to ignore the Holocaust? As Britain prepares for its national Holocaust Memorial Day, it may seem perverse to ask the question ‘Why …

1

Dan Stone – Assessing Holocaust Survivors: Jewish DPs and the International Refugee Organisation in the Early Cold War

This talk looks at the ways in which the International Refugee Organisation (the forerunner to UNHCR) assessed Displaced Persons for assistance with relocation to new countries in the late 1940s. Where today we might see Holocaust survivors clearly in need of help, at the time of the early Cold War the IRO’s assessors were just as likely to see ‘economic migrants’ and feared that assisting these refugees would mean importing a potential communist threat.

Pogroms: Contemporary Reactions to Antisemitic Violence in Europe 1815-1950

Event Date: 30 May 2014 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP The Wiener Library London and the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism present: Pogroms: Contemporary Reactions to Antisemitic Violence in Europe 1815-1950 What were the reactions of contemporaries to antisemitic violence in 19th and early 20th century Europe and how did they differ from our …

Richard Overy – “No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the Nationalist Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45

  Event Date: 27 March 2014 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Richard Overy (Exeter) – “No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the Nationalist Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45 It is often argued that the Hitler regime was …

Wendy Lower – I Wanted to Prove Myself to the Men: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

  Event Date: 13 January 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2014 Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture: Professor Wendy Lower (John K Roth Chair of History, Claremont McKenna College, USA) – “I Wanted to Prove Myself to the Men”: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields Drawing on wartime documents, postwar trials, private letters, …