In conversation: Philippe Sands and Katrin Himmler

Event Date: 17 May 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 …

Curating sound for difficult histories

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Curating sound for difficult histories Focusing on the Holocaust, this event explores how soundscapes – music, noise, voices, speech and silence – have the ability to evoke difficult histories. Scholars and practitioners will consider …

Martin Doerry – Lifting a Taboo: The Story of a Holocaust victim which has never been told before

Event Date: 12 April 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 …

Thomas Harding – “You’re doing what?” – My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

Event Date: 1 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 …

Co-Presents to the Holocaust: The British in Auschwitz and Belsen

Event Date: 30 January 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2018 Co-Presents to the Holocaust: The British in Auschwitz and Belsen with Professor Tony Kushner (Southampton) and Dr Aimee Bunting (Godolphin and Latymer School) Long after 1945, memory of World War II in Britain was not linked to the …

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 …