This is an in-person event taking place at The Scottish Jewish Archives Centre (SJAC) on Sunday 10 and Monday 11 September.
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This two-day, in-person symposium, organised by The Wiener Holocaust Library and the University of Cambridge, will be held at the Library 10- 11 May 2023. It will bring together early career researchers and senior academics to discuss new directions in the study of the Roma genocide.
Sandra Lipner is a techne (AHRC)-funded PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. In her doctoral thesis, she uses a cultural family history approach to investigate German bourgeois subjectivities within the context of the Third Reich. This blogpost asks what unites these family histories, what sets them apart, and why they matter.
We are pleased to announce a new seminar series ‘Humanitarianism, Refugees, and the Holocaust’, which will run throughout the 2023/2024 academic year.
March is Women’s History Month. In this article we explore how are educational website, The Holocaust Explained, can support those teaching about women in the Third Reich.
To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, we look at notable women in the archival collections of The Wiener Holocaust Library, who stand out in various ways in their contributions to Holocaust memory and history.
On 23 February we welcomed special guests to the Library for the launch of our latest exhibition, Holocaust Letters. Our speakers for the evening included the Director of the Library Dr Toby Simpson, our Director of Research Dr Christine Schmidt, and those who have generously donated their own family’s Holocaust-era letters and curated a panel of the exhibition.
A year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Wiener Holocaust Library appeals for support in resisting the weaponisation of history
One year ago, Russia invaded Ukraine, an independent and sovereign nation, justifying their aggression with spurious claims that they were “denazifying” the country. The Wiener Holocaust Library issued a statement at that time refuting the claims and condemning the abuse of the memory the Holocaust and the Nazi era as a weapon of war.
Remarkable exhibition entitled ‘Holocaust Letters’ at the Wiener Holocaust Library demonstrates how “the history of the Shoah is still being written”.
Correspondence shows how families exchanged messages across borders, in the midst of destruction – and reveals how much they understood about the genocide unfolding Etan Smallman At first glance, the […]