Event Date: 27 November 2018
Jewish Museum London
Raymond Burton House
129-131 Albert St
London NW1 7NB
1938 in Retrospect
2018 marks the eightieth anniversary of momentous events in the history of Nazi Germany: the violence of Kristallnacht, the Anschluss (the incorporation of Austria within Germany), the German takeover of the Sudetenland, and the inception of the Kindertransport, all of which took place in 1938. Each of these episodes was a landmark in German, British and Jewish history as Europe moved towards the outbreak of war and as German persecution of Jews developed and culminated in a policy of extermination. Our panel of three experts, Mary Fulbrook, Nicholas Stargardt and Jennifer Craig-Norton, will explore how these events unfolded, analyse their historical significance and ask, how should we remember them today?
Speakers: Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London; Professor Nicholas Stargardt, University of Oxford; Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton, University of Southampton; Chair: Professor David Feldman (Birkbeck).
Welcome by Dr Catherine Pieren (Jewish Museum London ) and Dr Barbara Warnock (Wiener Library):
Introduction by Professor David Feldman (Birkbeck):
Professor Mary Fulbrook (UCL):
Professor Nicholas Stargardt (Oxford):
Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton (Southampton):